Today’s History, August 3: Important Historical Events Which Took Place On This Day

New Delhi: Someone has rightly said, “everyday has a significant history” . Therefore, it is necessary to be aware of all important historical event that fall on a specific day so that none of the major historical events are missed.’Today’s History’ will look into the significant historical events and major happenings on that particular day of year.

On August 3, following events took place:

1886: Famous Hindi Poet Maithili Sharan Gupt Was Born

Maithili Sharan Gupt was one of the most important modern Hindi poets. He is considered one among the pioneers of Khari Boli (plain dialect) poetry and wrote in Khari Boli dialect, at a time when most Hindi poets favoured the use of Braj Bhasha dialect. He was a recipient of the third highest (then second highest) Indian civilian honour of Padma Bhushan. For his book Bharat-Bharati (1912), widely quoted during India’s freedom struggle, he was given the title of Rashtra Kavi by Mahatma Gandhi.

1977:  Actor And Comedian Sunil Grover Was Born

Sunil Grover is an Indian actor and stand-up comedian. He came into limelight for his portrayal as Gutthi on television show Comedy Nights with Kapil but gained popularity for playing the role of Dr Mashoor Gulati and Rinku Devi on The Kapil Sharma Show. He was also seen in Bollywood films Gabbar Is Back, The Legend of Bhagat Singh and Bharat.

1981: Manish Paul birthday

Maniesh Paul is an Indian television presenter, anchor, model, singer, actor and comedian in Bollywood. Starting his career as an RJ and VJ, he moved to acting before taking up stand-up comedy and hosting.

1984: Birthday Of Professional Footballer Sunil Chhetri 

Sunil Chhetri is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a forward and captains both Indian Super League club Bengaluru and the India national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest Indian players of all time, Chhetri is the third-highest international goalscorer among active players, behind only Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, the joint fifth-highest of all time, and also both the most-capped player and the all-time top goalscorer for India.

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