This Day for You - August 18
We pay tribute to retiring Cricket Captain, M.S. Dhoni and the great classical musician Pandit Jasraj.
You Share Your Birthday With:
1900 - Indian political leader Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, one of the world's leading women in public life in the 20th century, was born in Allahabad.
1934 – Gulzar, Indian poet, lyricist and film director
1956 – Sandeep Patil, Indian cricketer and coach
1967 – Daler Mehndi, Indian Punjabi singer, songwriter and record producer
On this day:
1200 - Genghis Khan—a warrior and ruler of genius who, starting from obscure and insignificant beginnings, brought all the nomadic tribes of Mongolia into a rigidly disciplined military state—died.
1945 – Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian activist and politician died, though his death is a mystery.
2008 - Facing possible impeachment, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf resigned from office.