26th Mar – What Happened Today In History? | On This Day


Find out what happened on the 26th of March in History. There are a lot many happenings which had taken place on this date in the pages of Indian History, here we have listed some of the very important events occur 26th of March


Prakash Raj (born Prakash Rai on 26 March 1965) is an Indian film actor, director, producer, thespian, television presenter, activist and politician who is known for his works in the South Indian film industry, and Hindi-language films.

Archana Puran Singh (born 26 September 1962) is an Indian television presenter and film actress. She is best known for comedy roles in Bollywood movies and as a judge on comedy shows like Sony TV India’s The Kapil Sharma Show.

Madhu Shah (born Madhubala; 26 March 1969) is an Indian film actress known for her works predominantly in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam language films. She is best remembered for her portrayals in Kuku Kohli’s Hindi hit Phool Aur Kaante (1991).

Shaheer Sheikh (born 26 March 1984) is an Indian lawyer turned actor and model. He is known for playing Abir Rajvansh in Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke, warrior Arjun in Mahabharat and as Dev Dixit in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi.

Ravi Zacharias (born 26 March 1946) is an Indian-born Canadian-American Christian apologist. A defender of evangelical Protestantism, Zacharias is the author of numerous Christian books, including the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association’s Gold Medallion Book Award winner Can Man Live Without God?



Notable Moments


1931 New Delhi replaces Calcutta as capital of British-Indies.

1942 Indira Gandhi, third Prime Minister of India, was married to Feroze Gandhi.

1969 Romesh Chandra, secretary general of the World Peace Council, receives the Lenin prize.

1972 The first International Sanskrit Conference was held by President V.V Giri.

1977 Morarji Desai, the new Prime Minister, forms his Cabinet.