24th August Today In History 24th August Today In History

Shivaram Hari Rajguru (24 August 1908 – 23 March 1931) was an Indian revolutionary from Maharashtra, known mainly for his involvement in the assassination of a British Raj police officer. On 23 March 1931 he was hanged by the British government along with Bhagat Singh.

Aditi Sharma (born 24 August 1983) is an Indian actress who appears in films as well as television shows. She has acted in films like Mausam, Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, Angrej, Golak Bugni Bank Te Batua and Subedar Joginder Singh. In December 2015, she made her television debut with &TV’s Gangaa.

Shanthanu Bhagyaraj is an Indian film actor who has worked predominantly in Tamil language films. The son of actors K. Bhagyaraj and Poornima Bhagyaraj, Shanthanu appeared as a child artist in his father’s Vettiya Madichu Kattu (1998), before making his debut as a lead actor in the romantic comedy Sakkarakatti (2008).

Shoba Chandrasekhar is an Indian film playback singer, director, writer and producer. She is best known as the mother of Tamil leading star Vijay. She married S. A. Chandrasekhar, who is an Indian film director, producer and writer.

Abhishek Malik is an Indian television actor known for his portrayal of Harshad Saxena in Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan, Rohan Srivastava in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein and Rohan Sippy in Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1600 East India Company’s first ship ‘HECTOR’ reached at Surat Port.

In 1608 The first English convoy lands at Surat.

In 1689 Calcutta city was established.

In 690 This date is celebrated as Calcutta day, as Job Charnock came to Calcutta and settled here.