Dhyan chand was born in 29 August 1905 in Allahabad or National sports day is also celebrated in India in the memory of major dhyan Chand on his birthday. major dhyan chand was famous for excellence skill in sports specially in hockey. He had won three Olympic gold medal in germany in from of Adolf Hitler. For this he had also acknowledged his excellence. After this big achievement this legend also died in financial trouble. In other countries he he was famous with name of "Magician of hockey" . India lost this legend on due to cancer on 3 December 1979. From the 2013, Indian government celebrate National sports day in 29 August in the memory of Dhyan chand on his birthday.