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Zareen Khan (born 14 May 1987), also known as Zarine Khan, is an Indian actress and model who mainly works in the Hindi film industry, though has also appeared in Punjabi films. Zareen Khan made her screen debut with a leading role in the 2010 Anil Sharma’s period film Veer.

Ravi Shankar, usually known as Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, was born Ravi Shankar Ratnam on 13 May 1956. He is also frequently referred to simply as “Sri Sri” (honorific) or as Guruji or Gurudev. He is a spiritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation (founded 1982), which aims to relieve individual stress, societal problems and violence. It is an NGO with UNESCO consultative status.

Sir Ronald Ross KCB FRS (13 May 1857 – 16 September 1932) was a British doctor who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1902 for his work on malaria. His discovery of the malarial parasite in the gastrointestinal tract of the Anopheles mosquito led to the realization that malaria was transmitted by Anopheles, and laid the foundation for combating the disease.

Lillete Dubey is an Indian actress who appeared on the stage and in Bollywood films. Dubey is noted for appearing in some of the most popular Indian movies, including Baghban, Kal Ho Naa Ho and Fanaa. Her another notable appearance is in the Mira Nair movie Monsoon Wedding. Lillete Dubey was born in Pune. Her daughter Neha Dubey is also an actress.

Benny Dayal (born 13 May 1984) is an UAE born Indian playback singer. He is a prominent singer in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati and Marathi languages films. He is a member of the band S5 launched by the channel SS Music.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1648 Construction of the Red Fort at Dehli was completed.

In 1791 Lord Cornwallis retreated back to Madras after the battle of Arikera.

In 1946 Sarwate and Banerjee add 249 runs for the 10th wkt stand for Indians v Surrey.

In 1949 Maharashtra Granthalay Sangh was established.

In 1956 Acharya Vinoba Bhave started the Bhoodan campaign in Tiruvellore.