Uttar Pradesh in History

Historical Events

  • 1978-04-06 Karnataka beat Uttar Pradesh by inn & 193 to win Ranji Trophy
  • 2015-09-18 Government of Uttar Pradesh, India, confirms 2.3 million people applied for 238 menial office jobs
  • 2017-06-05 Bus crashes with a truck in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India, 22 die in resulting fire
  • 2017-09-14 19 people die when a boat capsizes on Yamun River in Uttar Pradesh, India
  • 2017-11-27 8 Donkeys freed from jail after 4 days in Orai, Uttar Pradesh, India for eating plants

Famous Birthdays

  • 1781-04-02 Bhagwan Swaminarayan, Indian yogi and religious leader, born in Chhapaiya, Uttar Pradesh, India (d. 1830)
  • 1916-07-31 Sibte Hassan, Pakistani activist, journalist and writer, born in Ambari Azamgarh Uttar Pradesh, India (d. 1986)
  • 1926-01-26 Farman Fatehpuri [Syed Dildar Ali], Urdu scholar, linguist, critic and author, born in Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh, British India (d. 2013)
  • 1939-11-22 Mulayam Singh Yadav, Indian politician (Samajwadi Party), born in Etawah district, Uttar Pradesh
  • 1942-10-11 Amitabh Bachan, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, Indian actor and film producer (Deewar)

Person of interestAmitabh Bachchan

1942-10-11 Amitabh Bachchan, Indian actor (The Great Gatsby), born in Uttar Pradesh, India

  • 1949-08-16 Naseeruddin Shah, Indian actor (Zinda Bhaag, Masoom, Paar), born in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh
  • 1973-07-08 Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Indian founder and CEO of mobile payments company Paytm, born in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
  • 1978-04-16 Lara Dutta, Indian actress, born in Uttar Pradesh, India