National Press Day
1713 - Chhatrapati Shahu appointed Balaji Vishwanath as 'Peshwa'
1835 - Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi was born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. She was named Manikarnika and was called 'Manu'.
1860 - Steam Ship S.S.Truno sailed into Durban, Natal with 342 Indians onboard who went to South Africa for working there.
1908 - Bommi Narsingh Reddy, famous film story writer, was born.
1958 - India and U.S.S.R. sign trade agreement to exchange Soviet industrial and agricultural equipment for farm commodities at Moscow.
1962 - Chinese troops launch a major offensive against India.
1966 - Press Council of India was established (National Press Day)
1990 - Chandrasekhar Government wins confidence motion of 280 for 214 against and 11 abstained (17 members were absent).
1991 - Voting day in 15 Lok Sahba general elections
1992 - Supreme Court upholds Mandal Committee report implementation
2000 - The Government to reduce equity holding in nationalised banks from 51 per cent to 33 per cent.
2013 - Last day of Test Cricket for Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar