1757 - Battle of Plassey. Nawab of Bengal was defeated East India Company army.
1927 - All India Radio Broadcasting Service started
1980 - Sanjay Gandhi Died in a plane crash
(I was in Hyderabad at this time)
2000 - Journalist Palagummi Sainath got Amnest International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism
1953 DR. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee died in Srinagar while in detention.
1975 - Prannath Tapar, Former Chief of Army
1997 - Acharya Tulasi and Jain religion died.