1572 - Akbar arrived at Ahmadabad and made arrangements for its administration.
1902 - Gandhiji went back to South Africa at the request of the Indian community and revived the fight of Indians against Anti-Asian Laws.
1917 - J.C. Bose Research Institute was established in Calcutta.
1967 - First Indian made Rocket 'Rohini RH75' launched into space from Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station.
1982 - Bhaskara-II, India's second experimental remote sensing satellite, was launched by Russian launch vehicle Intercosmos.
1750 - Tipu Sultan
1953 - Manohar Tirkey - 2009 Lok Sabha Member