9th May Today In History 9th May Today In History

Gopal Krishna Gokhale, CIE  (9 May 1866 – 19 February 1915) was one of the founding social and political leaders during the Indian Independence Movement against the British Empire in India. Gokhale was a senior leader of the Indian National Congress and founder of the Servants of India Society.

Maharana Pratap or Pratap Singh (May 24, 1540 – January 19, 1597) was a Hindu Rajput ruler of Mewar, a region in north-western India in the present day state of Rajasthan. In popular Indian culture, Pratap is considered to exemplify the qualities like bravery and chivalry to which Rajputs aspire, especially in context of his opposition to the Mughal emperor Akbar.

Vijaya Thesingu Rajendar is a Tamil film actor and director as well as a film score composer, screenwriter, cinematographer, producer, singer,bear, comedian, dancer and playback singer. He is also a politician in Tamil Nadu, India. Rajendar starred in several films in the late-1980s in lead roles

Mallika Sarabhai (born 9 May 1954) is an activist and Indian Classical Dancer from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Daughter of Classical Dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai and renowned Space Scientist Vikram Sarabhai, Mallika is an accomplished Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam dancer.

Neha Bamb (born 9 May 1985) is an Indian actress. She is known for playing the role of Mahi Malhotra on the Zee TV soap opera Maayka as well as the role of Kripa Sharma on the Sony tv show Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai. Bamb’s first commercially successful role was the character Kripa Sharma on the soap opera Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai (KYPH)

Noteworthy Moments

In 1753 Maharaja Surajmal attack on Delhi.

In 1874 First horse-drawn tram car started running in Mumbai.

In 1907 Two thousand dacoits riot in eastern Bengal.

In 1917 Fighting breaks out at Kharkwasta in the north-west frontier of India.

In 1995 Two new gas and oil reserves found off the Gujarat and Bombay coast.