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Chandra Shekhar Azad (23 July 1906 – 27 February 1931), popularly known as Azad (“The Liberated”), was one of the most important Indian revolutionaries who reorganised the Hindustan Republican Association under the new name of Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) after the death of its founder Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil and three other prominent party leaders.

Lokmanya Tilak born as Keshav Bal Gangadhar Tilak((1856-07-23)23 July 1856 – 1 August 1920(1920-08-01), age 64), was an Indian nationalist, teacher, social reformer, lawyer and independence fighter who was the first popular leader of the Indian Independence Movement.

Suriya (born 23 July 1975 as Saravanan Sivakumar) is an Indian film actor, producer, philanthropist and television presenter. He has acted in several Tamil films, including the commercially successful films Nandha (2001).

Himesh Reshammiya (born 23 July 1973) is an Indian music director, singer, actor, television producer, lyricist, film producer, script writer, and distributor. Himesh Reshammiya was born in Mumbai.

Raja Chaudhary is an Indian television actor. Chaudhary played a villain in the Bhojpuri film Saiyyan Hamar Hindustani opposite Shweta Tiwari. He has also acted in the television serials Your Honour, Daddy Samjha Karo, Chandramukhi and Aane Wala Pal.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1956 India celebrates the birth centenary of Bal Gangadhar “Lokmanya” Tilak.

In 1976 Hari Chand at Montreal sets record for 10,000m in 28.48.72.

In 1988 Jahangir Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for India 1932-36), died.

In 1991 Premdatt Paliwal, president of All India Forward Block, died.

In 1996 India’s admission to Asian Regional Forum was endorsed by Foreign Ministers of the group at Jakarta.