7 January in Indian and World History

7 January in Indian and World History

7 January in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 7 January is the birth anniversary of Krishnan Sasikiran, Johnny Lever, and Bipasha Basu Singh Grover.

7 January is also observed as the death anniversary of Bimal Roy.

Birth Anniversary

7 January in Indian history is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the following personalities:

Krishnan Sasikiran, an Indian chess player. He is at third place in FIDE ratings after India’s famous Viswanathan Anand and P. Harikrishna. He became the ‘International Chess Grandmaster’ in the year 2000. He was born on 7 January 1981.

Johnny Lever, an Indian comedian. He has mastered the mimicry of film actors. He is famous for his comic timing in Hindi cinema. Johnny Lever is India’s first stand comedian. He has been honored with the Filmfare Award 13 times so far. Johnny Lever has worked in more than three hundred and fifty films in Bollywood so far. His first successful film was Baazigar. After this, he acted in many films as a supporting comedian. He was born on 14 August 1957 in Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh.

Bipasha Basu Singh Grover, an Indian actress, and model. She is known for her work in Hindi films, she has also appeared in Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, and English films. Basu has received numerous accolades, including the Filmfare Award. She was born on 7 January 1979.

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Death Anniversary

7 January in Indian history is observed as the death anniversary of the following personalities:

Angurbala Devi (July 1896 – 7 January 1984), a popular Bengali singer, her first encounter with the stage was when she was about eight under the guidance of dramatist Nripendra Chandra Basu in minor roles. She died on 7 January 1984.

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Notable events on 7 January in Indian and World history

7 January 1980 – The people of India once again handed over the reins of the country to Indira Gandhi.

7 January 1999 – The impeachment proceedings against US President Bill Clinton began.

7 January 2000 – In Jakarta (Indonesia) 10,000 Muslims declared jihad against Christians in the Moluccas Islands.

7 January 2003 – Japan announced an aid of $900 million to India to help with development works.

7 January 2009 – Ramalingam Raju, chairman of the IT company Satyam, resigned from his post.

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