HISTORY TODAY

HISTORY TODAY

 1978- Tista Das, Indian transgender rights activist, actor and writer.
 2018- India’s Supreme Court criticizes the country’s archaeological conservation body for failing to protect the Taj Mahal from discoloration and green slime.
 1540- Maharana Pratap was the 13th king of Mewar, Rajasthan.
 1661- Jahandar Shah was a Mughal Emperor who ruled for a brief period in 1712–1713.
 1866- Gopal Krishna Gokhale was an Indian liberal political leader and a social reformer during the Indian Independence Movement.
 1959- Bhaurao Patil was a social activist and educator in Maharashtra, India.
 1983- Shahoji II was the Maharaja of Kolhapur between 1947 and 1949.
 1988- Talat Mahmood was an Indian playback singer.
 2014- Nedurumalli Janardhana Reddy was a member of the 12th, 13th and 14th Lok Sabha of India.
 1907- Lakshman Joo was a mystic and scholar of Kashmir Shaivism.
 1916- Ishwar Petlikar was an Indian Gujarati language author and journalist.