1827 – Great Freedom Fighter Mangal Pandey was born. On March 29,1857, Mangal Pandey rebelled against his commanders in Barrackpur which sparked off India’s First War Of Independence.
1938 – Renowned Astrophysicist Dr.Jayant Narlikar was born. An advocate of the Quasi-steady state cosmology, Dr.Narlikar together with Sir Fred Hoyle proposed the Hoyle-Narlikar theory. According to this theory,in cosmologies,’G’ the gravitational constant decreases strongly with time.
1955 – Former India Cricketer Roger Binny was born. The First Anglo-Indian to play for India and a member of the 1983 world cup winning team, Binny was also the highest wicket-taker in that tournament with 18 wickets from 8 matches.