Today’s Story, August 6: Important historical events


New Delhi: Someone rightly said: “Every day has a significant story”. Therefore, it is necessary to be aware of all the important historical events that fall on a given day so that none of the important historical events are missed. Today’s History will deal with the significant historical events and important happenings on that particular day of the year.

On August 6ththe following events took place:

1987: Aditya Narayan’s birthday

Aditya Narayan is an Indian singer, presenter and actor. He is the son of singer Udit Narayan. He is known for hosting Indian Idol and participating in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9.

1989: Sara Ali Khan’s birthday

Sara Ali Khan Pataudi is an Indian actress working in Hindi films. Born into the Pataudi family, she is the daughter of actors Amrita Singh and Saif Ali Khan. After graduating from Columbia University, Khan began her acting career in 2018 with the films Kedarnath and Simmba. Both films were commercially successful and the former earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

2019: Death anniversary of Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj was an Indian lawyer, politician and diplomat best known as India’s Foreign Minister in Narendra Modi’s first government (2014–2019). As senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, she was the second woman to hold the post after Indira Gandhi. She was elected seven times as a Member of Parliament and three times as a Member of the Legislative Assembly. In 1977, at the age of 25, she became the youngest cabinet minister in the Indian state of Haryana. She also briefly served as the 5th Chief Minister of Delhi in 1998, becoming the first female Chief Minister of Delhi.

2022: Hiroshima Day

August 6, 2022, celebrated worldwide as Hiroshima Day, marks the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city in the final year of World War II. On this day in 1945, the United States dropped the first-ever atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, wiping out an estimated 39 percent of the population, most of whom were civilians.

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