21 March in History


Mohammad Jaffer had competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics and 1936 Summer Olympics. He was a great player of Hockey and got selected for 1928 Olympics to represent the Indian Hockey team. Later, he also became part of the Indian team which won the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles. Considered as one of the best players playing on the position… Read More →

Bismillah Khan, India’s most famous shehnai player who was almost solely responsible for elevating the status of the shehnai from a humble musical instrument to a connoisseur’s delight, was born on 21 March 1913 in Dumraon (Bihar). His parents, Paigambar Khan and Mitthan, had first named him Qamaruddin. The story goes that his grandfather (Paigambar Khan’s father), Rasool Bux Khan,… Read More →

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