2nd August’20 – What Happened Today In History? | On This Day


Find out what happened on the 2nd of August 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 2nd of August


Yuvika Chaudhary (born 2 August 1983) is an Indian actress who has appeared in Bollywood films such as Om Shanti Om, Summer 2007 and Toh Baat Pakki. In 2009, she also acted in a Kannada movie, Maleyali Jotheyali, in a lead role opposite Ganesh.

Devi Sri Prasad (born 2 August 1979) is an Indian music composer, lyricist, singer, and director. He is best known for his works in the cinema of South India, especially in Telugu and Tamil cinema.

Siddharth Roy Kapur (born 2 August 1974) is an Indian film producer, founder of Roy Kapur Films and the President of Film and Television Producers Guild of India. He is the previous Managing Director of The Walt Disney Company India.

Pingali Venkayya (2 August 1876 – 4 July 1963) was an Indian freedom fighter and the designer of the flag on which the Indian national flag was based. He was born at Bhatlapenumarru, near Machilipatnam, in what is now the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.Various so-called national flag.

Ruslaan Mumtaz (born 2 August 1982) is an Indian film and television actor. He made his Bollywood debut in 2007 with MP3: Mera Pehla Pehla Pyaar. In 2013, he made his television debut with the role of Dhruv in Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara.


Notable Moments


1763 British troops once again defeated Mir Kasim in ‘Giriya’ battle.

1781 Sakharambapu Bokeel, great politician in Maratha kingdom, died.

1935 The British pass Govt. of India Act, separating Burma, Aden from India.

1959 Little Theatre was established.

1980 Ramshankar Baij, great sculptor, died.