Bangalore in History

Historical Events

  • 1974-11-22 Test Cricket debut of Gordon Greenidge and Viv Richards, at Bangalore
  • 1978-12-15 Test Cricket debut of Malcolm Marshall, v India at Bangalore
  • 2017-05-27 In Bangalore, India, white puffy toxic foam begins spilling out of Varthur Lake onto city streets

Famous Birthdays

  • 1923-04-17 Lindsay Anderson, British director (Thursday's Children), born in Bangalore, India (d. 1994)
  • 1925-07-09 Guru Dutt [Vasanth Padukone], Indian Bollywood actor, regarded as one of the greatest film directors of all time (Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool), born in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1964)
  • 1929-06-08 V. M. Muddiah, Indian cricketer (Indian off-spinner in 2 Tests 1959-61), born in Bangalore, India (d. 2009)
  • 1950-12-12 Rajinikanth [Shivaji Rao Gaekwa], Indian film actor (Centenary Award 2014), born in Bangalore, India

Famous Weddings

  • 2007-03-09 Actor-director Prem (28) weds actress Rakshita (23) at Raja Rajeshwarinagar in Bangalore