1834 East India Company annexed Coorg.
1849 Bethune College was started in Calcutta (Kolkata) for Women's education
1958 Acharya Kripalani was elected as the leader of a new opposition group in Parliament
1973 Foundation stone for Itanagar, the new capital of Arunachal Pradesh was laid.
1990 Shilanyas for a new Ram temple in place of Babri Masjid was attempted by Rama Janma Bhumi nyas. Government disallowed it.
1991 Haryana beat Bombay in final and won Ranji Trophy
1993 Janaki Raman Report on Harshad Mehta Stock Market Scam was released.
1996 Third and Final phase of Lok Sabha Election - 185 Lok Sabha seats went in for polls.
2014 64 LS seats went in for polling in the 8 phase of 16th Lok Sabha Elections. Record polling has happened in the all the states.
1861 Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore
1889 Padma Bhushan Dr. Narayan Subbarao Hardikar, Journalist and Freedom Fighter