1818 - Samachar Darpan, the first Bengali news paper, also the first in Indian languages started publishing.
1970 - PM Indira Gandhi appealed for international help to take care of East Bengal refugees.
1981 - SLV 3 places Rohini (RS-D1) in orbit.
1997 - Fourth National Games opened in Bangalore.
2011 - World No-Tobacco Day - Human Chain in Chennai
2012 - Cabinet approved National Telecom Policy
2013 - India grew by 4.8% in the Jan-March 2013 quarter and by 5% in the entire 2012-13 F.Y. CSO announced today
Ahilya Bai Holkar
1928 Pankaj Roy (Cricketer)
Krishna (Telugu Film Hero), Member of Parliament