1414 - Khidir Khan Syed, Governor of Lahore replaced Daulat Khan Lodi as Delhi Sultan
1963 - Estimated 22,000 dies in a cyclone in Bay of Bengal
1964 - Funeral Procession of Jawaharlal Nehru. A million and half Indians lined up to pay homage to him.
1965 - Fire and explosion in Dhori Mine, Dhanbad kills 400 miners.
1996 - Vajpayee Government quits after two day debate.
2007 - NIFTY touched an intraday record high of 4295.6
1883 - Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
1895 - Bagal Bhai Madhavrao Khanderao, freedom fighter
1903 - Shantanu L. Kirloskar
1923 - N.T. Rama Rao, Popular film hero and Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
1959 - Abdul Rahman - 2009 Lok Sabha Member