Birthday of C. Rajagopalachari, 45th Governor-General of India
Birthday of Jasuben Shilpi, Indian sculptor
Jasuben Shilpi or Jasu Shilpi was an Indian bronze sculptor, popularly known as “The Bronze woman of India”. She won several national and international awards and was included in Limca Book of Records for her bronze statue depicting Rani Laxmibai riding on a horse.
Death Anniversary of Ashok Kumar
Death anniversary of Srikanta Wadiyar, Indian politician & Head of Wadiyar dynasty of Mysore
Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar Bahadur was the prince of Mysore Kingdom and head of the Wadiyar dynasty that ruled the Kingdom of Mysore between 1399 and 1950. He also served as a member of Indian Parliament from the Mysore constituency. He also promoted Mysore silk saris under his Royal Silk of Mysore brand name.
Portuguese conquest of Goa in 1510
Portuguese naval forces under the command of Afonso de Albuquerque seized Goa from the Bijapur Sultanate, resulting in 451 years of Portuguese rule. Albuquerque attacked Goa at the invitation of a local exiled leader Thimayya. Albuquerque was then able to capture Goa in less than a day, with Bijapur forces surrendering on 10th December