13 October in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 13 October is the birth anniversary of Avinash Sable, Shivinder Singh Sidhu, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and Bhumidhar Barman.
October 13 is also observed as the death anniversary of Kishore Kumar, Nirupa Roy, and Munshi Amir Ahmed.
13 October in Indian history is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the following personalities:
Avinash Sable (13 October, 1994) is an Indian athlete, who is known for long hurdles. Recently he has won a silver medal for India in the Commonwealth Games, 2022 held in Birmingham, England. Star athlete Avinash Sable won silver in the 3000m steeple chase event at the Commonwealth Games, 2022 with a new national record.
Shivinder Singh Sidhu (October 13 1929 – October 25, 2018) was the Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization. His tenure was from 1988 to 1991. Shivender Singh Sindhu was also the Governor of the Indian states Manipur, Goa and Meghalaya.
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (13 October 1948 – 16 August 1997) was the greatest singer of Qawwali, a form of Muslim Sufi devotional music. His singing brought Qawwali recognition beyond Pakistan and at the international level.
Bhumidhar Barman (13 October 1931) is a politician of the Indian National Congress. He has also been the Chief Minister of Assam.
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13 October in Indian history is observed as the death anniversary of the following personalities:
Kishore Kumar (4 August 1929 – 13 October 1987) was an immortal singer, actor, director, producer and lyricist in the history of Indian music. Kishore Kumar’s real name was ‘Abhas Kumar Ganguly’.
Nirupa Roy (4 January 1931 – 13 October 2004) is remembered in Hindi cinema as an actress who gave new dimensions to the character of a mother through her characters. . By the way, his original name was ‘Kokila Ben’. Whenever it comes to strengthening the character of mother in Indian cinema, the first name that comes to mind is Nirupa Roy, who with her unmatched performance took the character of mother to great heights in Hindi cinema. This excellent actress was honored with the ‘Filmfare Award’ for Best Supporting Actress thrice.
Munshi Amir Ahmed (21 February 1829 – 13 October 1900) was a famous Indian Urdu writer. After the revolution of 1857, he came to Rampur and stayed there for 43 years. Amir Meenai died in 1900 after going to Hyderabad. Amir Meenai wrote 22 books, including four ghazal collections.
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Notable events on 13 October in Indian and World History
13 October 1976 – Boeing jet plane crashes in Bolivia, about 100 dead.
13 October 1987 – Costa Rican President Oscar Arias received the Nobel Peace Prize.
13 October 1999 – Economist Professor of Columbia University. Announcement of award of Nobel Prize for the year 1999 to Robert Mundell.
13 October 1999 – Atal Bihari Vajpayee became the Prime Minister of India for the third time.
13 October 2000 – Nobel Peace Prize to South Korean President Kim Dae Jung.
13 October 2001 – About 200 people were killed in communal violence that broke out during anti-American protests in Nigeria.
13 October 2002 – 200 people were killed and more than 300 were injured in a massive explosion in Bali Night Club, Indonesia.
13 October 2004 – Saudi Arabia announced the reduction of one lakh workers every year. China rejected Taiwan’s peace initiative.
13 October 2005 – Announcement of awarding the Nobel Prize for Literature for the year 2005 to Germany’s famous playwright Harald Pinter.
13 October 2006 – Bangladesh’s Hon. Nobel Prize to Yunus and the Grameen Bank founded by him.
13 October 2008 – Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court ordered to maintain status quo in the case of land given for setting up rail coach factory in Rae Bareli.
13 October 2012 – 15 people died in a suicide attack in Dara Adam, Pakistan.
13 October 2013 – 109 people died in a stampede in Datia district of Madhya Pradesh.
13 October 2016 – King Bhumibol Adulyadej was the revered monarch of Thailand, known for his long and impactful reign. His life and contributions left an indelible mark on the Thai nation.