1648 - Construction of Red Fort at Delhi was completed.
1952 - Jawaharlal became Prime Minister after First Lok Sabha Elections.
1952 - Rajya Sabha's first sitting took place
1962 - Shri Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan became Second President of India
1967 - Zakir Hussain became third President of India
1994 - Telecom sector opened to private sector
1996 - Lok Sabha results announced. BJP with 161 seats emerged as the largest party.
1998 - Two more nuclear tests were done at Pokhran (Earliest tests were done on 11 May 1998)
2000 - Laura Dutta became Miss Universe in Nicosia, capital of Cyprus.
2000 - Union government gives approval to formation of Uttranchal, Jharkhand and Chhatisgarh
1857 - Sir Ronald Ross
1905 - Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
1916 - Vasudev Mahadev Salgaonkar (Industrialist)
1918 - Balasaraswati (Bharata Natyam Dancer)
1969 - Asaduddin Owaisi - 2009 Lok Sabha Member
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