Kerala in History

Historical Events

  • 1956-11-01 Formation of Kerala state in India.
  • 1995-01-18 Kumble takes 16-99 in match for Karnataka v Kerala
  • 2002-05-02 Marad massacre of eight Hindus near Palakkad in Kerala.
  • 2011-01-14 Stampede near Sabarimala in Kerala, India kills 104 devotees and injures 100 more
  • 2016-04-10 Explosions and a fire caused by fireworks at Puttingal Temple in Kerala, India, kills more than 100 and injures nearly 400

Famous Birthdays

  • 1918-08-24 Sikander Bakht, Governor of Kerala (d. 2004)
  • 1980-12-11 Arya [Jamshad Cethirakath], Indian actor, born in Trikaripur, Kerala
  • 1986-06-06 Bhavana Balachandran [Karthika Menon], Indian actress, born in Thrissur district, Kerala

Famous Deaths

  • 2004-02-23 Sikander Bakht, Governor of Kerala (b. 1918)