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Historical Event on 3/9/1994

Devika Rani Roerich, the first lady of the Indian screen, died at the age of 87 years in Bangalore.

Other Historical Dates and Events
8/7/1941Rabindranath Devendranath Tagore ""Gurudev"", great Indian poet, voluminous playwright, Noble Laureate, social reformer, freedom fighter, painter and philosopher, passed away at Calcutta at the age on 80 years. He will be always remembered for the national song ""Jana Gana Mana"" and as a founder of Vishwa Bharati, Shantiniketen, etc.
8/27/1997Daljeet Singh and Debi Bose set national records in the Federation Cup athletics at Chennai in javelin throw and hurdles respectively.
11/25/1890Radheshyam, famous stage, film actor and director, was born.
5/28/1883Vinayak Damodar Savarkar ""Veer Savarkar"", great freedom fighter, social reformer, politician and writer, was born at Bhagur village near Nasik.
11/19/1998Shruti Khanna won her Maiden title on Indian soil in the Northern India Ladies Championship at the Delhi Golf Course.
1/28/1898Nivedita, an Irish lady of Scottish descent, came to India.
1/20/1957South Africa banned Indian Cargo ships to dock at their Ports.
7/12/1949Ban on RSS lifted on the assurance that it abjures violence.
9/13/1984Swami Brahmanand died. He established Brahmanand Inter College (1938), Brahmanand Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya (1943) and Brahmanand Mahavidyalaya (1960). He joined the freedom movement and participated in Salt Satyagraha, Non Cooperation Movement and Quit India Movement.
10/6/1935Jeevan D. Ghosh, cricket Test umpire from 1978-91, was born in Bengal. He has the distinction of having the longest umpiring career of 32 years in India.