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Harbhajan Singh Plaha ( born 3 July 1980 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India), commonly known as Harbhajan Singh, is an Indian cricketer. A specialist bowler, he has the second-highest number of Test wickets by an off spinner, behind Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan.

Tigmanshu Dhulia (born 3 July 1967) is an Indian film director, actor, screenwriter, and casting director. Dil Se.., for which he wrote the screenplay, was the first Hindi movie to chart in the UK top ten. Dhulia, who has his roots in the hills of Uttarakhand was born and raised in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Rohinton Mistry (born 3 July 1952) is an Indian-born Canadian writer in English. Residing in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, Mistry is of Indian origin, originally from Mumbai. He practises Zoroastrianism and belongs to the Parsi community.

Divya Venkatasubramaniam (born 3 July 1982), best known by her stage name Kanika (known in Malayalam film industry as Kaniha), is an Indian film actress, occasional dubbing artist, playback singer, and TV anchor. Making her debut in the 2002 Tamil film Five Star

Samarla Venkata Ranga Rao (3 July 1918 – 18 July 1974) Popularly Known as S.V.R. was an Indian theater actor, Tollywood actor, director and producer. He was popularly known as “Viswa Nata Chakravarthi.”

Noteworthy Moments

In 1661 Portugal gives Tanger & Bombay to English King Charles II.

In 1908 Bal Gangadhar Tilak was arrested as a traitor by the Britishers.

In 1948 H. M. S. Auchils was taken over by Indian Navy.

In 1979 Construction of the main second Howrah Bridge (Vidyasagar Setu) started.

In 1991 Rupee devalued again from 10.58 to 10.96% .