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Birthday (Gujarati) :
Priykant Premchandbhai Maniyar (1972),
Birthday (Indian) :
Riya Sen (1981),
Arnab Goswami (1969),
Rahul Bhatt (1982),
Subhash Ghai (1945),
Shah Nawaz Khan (1914),
J. Om Prakash (1927),
Birthday (International) :
Death :
Homi J. Bhabha (1966),
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Event :
The University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first full-fledged university in south Asia. (1857),
Gandhi announces that he will retire from politics. (1937),
Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected to become the first President of India and 'Jana Gana Mana....' was accepted as the National Anthem of the country. (1950),
Dr. Homi Jahangir Bhabha, chairmain of Atomic Research Institute, passed away near Geneva when Air India Boeing 707 crashed in accident at Alps Hills, Mont Blanc in Switzerland killing all the 117 persons on board. (1966),
3,400 meter long tunnel at Barcem piercing through the Karmali Ghat in Canacona taluka on the Konkan railway route in Goa completed at an approximate cost of Rs. 50 million. (1995),
Moving picture of a solar eclipse taken from dirigible over Long Is (1925),
Apple Computer Inc unveils its revolutionary Macintosh personal computer (1984),
15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 is launched (1985),
Japanese MUSES-A (Hiten) launched towards moon (1990),
European Bioinformatics Institute scientists have successfully stored audio and text on fragments of DNA, and retrieved them with 99.99% accuracy - the first time in history DNA has been used for data storage (2013),
Apple, Inc. reports over 37 million iPhones and over 15 million iPads were sold during the 2011 fourth quarter; the company generated over $127 billion in revenue (2012),
In Canada's Arctic regions, scientists study an outbreak of avian cholera responsible for killing thousands of eider ducks (2011),