Jeremias Van Riemsdijk, Governor General of Dutch Indies (1775-77), was born.
Chintaman Vinayak Vaidya, historian and researcher, was born.
Branch of 'Theosophical Panth' established in India.
Mahatma Gandhi sails for India.
Depressed Classes Mission Society' was established by Vitthal Ramji Shinde.
W. A. Sangma, leader of Meghalaya, was born.
Narayandatt Tiwar, former Central minister and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was born.
Ramesh Vithaldas Divecha, cricketer (11 wickets for India in early 50's), was born in Bombay.
Roshan Harshadlal "Deepak" Shodhan, cricketer (century on Test debut for India), was born in Ahmedabad.
Vinoo Mankad takes 13 Pakistan wickets to win first Indo-Pak clash.
Narendra Deepchand Hirwani, cricketer (Ind leggie 16 wickets vs WI on debut in 1988), was born in Gorakhpur.
The first Himalayan Car Rally of 5,377.9 km was started from Brabourne Stadium, Bombay with 74 starters.
Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer 55 Tests for India, 3208 runs @ 39.12, died.
1,000 police personnel occupy the Golden Temple in Amritsar to keep Punjab separatists away.
Zimbabwe's first Test match vs India at Harare.
Mandakini Athvale, first child actor of Indian film industry, died.
President's Rule imposed in UP and the State Assembly put in suspended animation.
Punjab CM Harcharan Singh Brar inducts All India Youth Congress President Maninderjit Singh Bitta in to the cabinet.
Baby Naaz (Anuradha Bhakkar), famous child actor, died.
Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi to be the venue for the trial of former PM Rao.
Prince Philip switches on the internet version of Malayala Manorama and The Week at Kochi.
Supreme Court gives the nod for construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river.
Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Communications Minister, announces relief for phone users. New links to cost Rs. 2,000 in urban areas and Rs. 500 in rural areas.