Maharashtra in History

Maharashtra: Mumbai

Historical Events

  • 1960-05-01 India's Bombay state split into Gujarat & Maharashtra states
  • 1993-03-30 Punjab beat Maharashtra by 120 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
  • 2013-03-19 27 people are killed and 14 are injured in a bus crash in Maharashtra, India
  • 2018-03-12 Tens of thousands of farmers from Indian state Maharashtra end protests over loan waivers, prices and land rights after promises from state officials and walking 167km to Mumbai

Famous Birthdays

  • 1630-02-19 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, founder of the Maratha Empire, born at Shivneri fort (d. 1680) birth date according to Government of Maharashtra
  • 1895-10-31 C. K. Nayudu, Indian cricketer (7 Tests for India in 30's), born in Nagpur, Maharashtra (d. 1967)

Person of interestSachin Tendulkar

1973-04-24 Sachin Tendulkar, Indian cricketer (prodigy at 16, Indian captain at 23, highest run scorer in international cricket), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer
Sachin Tendulkar
  • 1974-01-10 Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor and dancer (Bang Bang!, Fiza, Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • 1974-08-05 Kajol Mukherjee, Indian actress (Fanaa, My Name Is Khan), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • 1979-03-24 Emraan Hashmi, Indian actor (Murder, Zeher), born in Pulgaon, Maharashtra
  • 1982-09-28 Ranbir Kapoor, Indian actor (Rockstar, Barfi!, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • 1982-11-21 Aarti Chhabria, Indian Bollywood actress and Miss India Worldwide 2000, born in Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • 1986-04-10 Ayesha Takia, Indian actress (Taarzan: The Wonder Car), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India