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26 September 1820The famous Indian social reformer, educationist and freedom fighter Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was born. He was one of the pillars of the Renaissance of Bengal. It was due to his high scholarly scholarship that he was given the title of Vidasagar.
04 September 1825India's great freedom fighter Dada Bhai Naoroji was born in Mumbai. He is also called the "Grandfather of Indian Politics".
19 November 1828Rani of Jhansi kingdom ruled Maratha and Rani Lakshmibai, the first Indian freedom fighter of 1857, was born.
24 April 1858Freedom fighter Kunwar Singh died.
28 January 1865Lala Lajpat Rai, a freedom fighter popularly known as Punjab Kesari, was born in Punjab.
12 December 1872Balkrishna Shivaram Munje, a freedom fighter and president of the Hindu Mahasabha, was born.
13 April 1873In view of a disputed election for local offices in Kolfax, Louisiana, USA, armed white dominations tried to control freedom fighters and African US state military, killing over 100.
31 October 1875India's first Deputy Prime Minister, India's freedom fighter fighter and iron man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was born.
13 June 1879Indian revolutionary Ganesh Damodar Savarkar was born. Ganesh Damodar Savarkar, also known as Babrao Savarkar, was an Indian freedom fighter, nationalist and founder of Abhinav Bharat Society. He was a symbol of valor which is unknown and untrue. He led an armed movement against the British colonial government in India, as a result he was sentenced to transport for life.
17 February 1883The great revolutionary, freedom fighter and social activist Vasudev Bal Vant Phadke died in Adan prison.
24 June 1885Tara Singh, a freedom fighter and leader of the Akali Dal Master, was born in Harial village of Rawalpindi district. Master Tara Sing was a prominent Sikh political and religious leader in the first part of the 20th century. He played an important role in organizing the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, guiding the Sikhs during the partition of Sikhs politically, and during the partition of India.
10 September 1887Govind Vallabh Pant, the famous freedom fighter of India and the first Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was born at a place called Khot in Almora district.
11 November 1888Freedom fighter Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was born in Saudi Arabia.
26 June 1888The great freedom fighter and social reformer Ghanshyam Das Birla was born in Pilani. Birla inherited family business and transferred to other areas to diversify. Of these, at least three contemporary family business groups present in India can find Ghanshyam Das today. Among these businesses, he wanted to convert money lending business into manufacturing. So he left for Calcutta in Bengal, the world's largest jute producing area.
02 February 1889Freedom fighter and social worker Princess Amrit Kaur was born.
28 May 1895Madhavrao Khanderao Bagal was born. Madhavrao Khandrao Bagal was also known as brother Madhavrao Bagal, he was a writer, artist, journalist, social reformer, political activist ,ist and freedom fighter of Kolhapur.
22 June 1897Chafekar brothers, Damodar and Balakrishna shot the British officer Rand in Pune. The incident played a very important role in the revolutionary freedom fighter. Brothers and two associates were accused of murder in various roles, along with shooting to shoot two informers and shoot a police officer. The three brothers were found guilty and hanged, one partner was dealt with in a similar way, the other, then a school child sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment.
23 January 1897Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, a freedom fighter from India, was born in Cuttack, Odisha.
03 April 1903Social reformer and freedom fighter Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay was born in Mangalore district of Karnataka.
05 March 1905The great freedom fighter Sushila Didi was born in Punjab. He is remembered for his contribution in the revolutionary activities of Bhagat Singh.
06 August 1906Prominent freedom fighter Chittaranjan Das and other Congress leaders jointly started the publication of 'Vande Mataram' newspaper.
28 September 1907The famous Indian freedom fighter Sardar Bhagat Singh was born at the age of 23 years.
23 March 1910The great freedom fighter and eminent socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia was born in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh.
01 November 1913Freedom fighter Taraknath Das launched the Ghadar movement in the city of San Francisco, California.
19 February 1915Freedom fighter Gopal Krishna Gokhale died.
22 April 1921Freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose resigned from the Indian Civil Service job to serve the country.
19 December 1927The great freedom fighters Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaq Ulla Khan and Roshan Singh were hanged by the British.
17 November 1928Freedom fighters Lala Lajpat Rai died after being injured in a lathi charge.
27 February 1931Revolutionary and freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad shot himself to avoid arrest in an encounter with the British police at Alfred Park, Allahabad.
30 August 1936Freedom fighter Bhikaji Cama died.

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To commemorate the birth centenary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, the Reserve Bank issued some Rs 100 notes and Rs 5 coins in the year 2010. These coins have "Shaheed Bhagat Singh Birth Centenary" written on one side with the picture of Bhagat Singh.

Prominent freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai founded Punjab National Bank and Lakshmi Insurance Company. He was a great freedom fighter, social reformer and was in favor of liberalization in the banking sector. He provided a permanent economic base to the country's economy by establishing these financial institutions.

Yatindra Nath Das or Jatindra Nath Das, also known as Jatin Das, was an Indian independence activist and a member of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association. He died in Lahore Central Jail after 63 days of hunger strike.

The rebellion is known by many names: Sepoy Mutiny (by British historians), Indian Mutiny, Great Mutiny (by Indian historians), Revolt of 1857, Indian Mutiny and First War of Independence led by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

Kanhaiyalal Maniklal Munshi had established 'Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan'. He was India's freedom fighter, politician, well-known Gujarati and Hindi writer and educationist.

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