Peshwa Bajirao I
historical events

Indian History Of Today- August 18

By on August 18, 2017
  • On 18 August 1227, the founder of the Mongol empire, Genghis Khan was born.
  • On 18th August 1700, General Baji Rao I of Maratha empire was born in India.
  • On August 18, 1872, Hindustani musician and founder of Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Vishnu Digambar Paluskar, was born in Bombay.
  • On August 18, 1900, Indian diplomat and politician, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, was born in Allahabad.
  • On August 18, 1920, Punjabi poet, cultural commentator, and critic Harbhajan Singh was born in Lumding.
  • On 18th August 1923 Indian cricketer, Sadashiv Shinde was born.
  • On August 18, 1951, Indian Institute of Technology was opened in Kharagpur, West Bengal, India.
  • Indian cricketer Sandeep Patil was born in Mumbai on August 18, 1956.
  • On 18th August 1969, Bengali politician and writer, Humayun Kabir passed away in Kolkata.
  • On August 18, 1979, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vasantrao Naik passed away in Singapore.