Maharana Pratap, the founder of Mewad and eminent personality, passed away.
Aden conquered by British East India Company.
G. Subramaniam Iyer, active worker of Indian National Congress since its establishment, was born.
Chintaman Vinayak Joshi, famous Marathi comedy writer, was born.
Maharshi Devendranath Tagore, Bengali writer and thinker, passed away.
Mohammad Ali Mirza was crowned as the "Shah-E-Iran" in a grand function held in Royal Palace, Tehran. This coronation was performed on the precious throne "Thakt-E-Taus" which was made by Emperor Shahjahan, and was taken away from India during the invasion of Nadir Shah in 1738 AD.
Vinayak Damodar Karnaki (Master Vinayak), famous Marathi actor, director and producer, was born.
Dharam Singh, field hockey player for Indian Team at Olympics-1964-Gold Winner, was born.
Omprakash Mehra, former Indian Air Chief Marshal and former Governor of Maharashtra, was born.
The first Round Table Conference held in London ended. This conference was attended by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar also.
Balgovind Jaiswal, educationist and author, was born at Mhow.
India and Pakistan accept U.N. mediation in New York.
Amritlal Vithaldas Thakkar (Thakkarbappa), social reformer of Gujrat and right hand of Gandhiji in socially segregated Harijans, passed away.
Ramchandra Gopal (Dadasaheb Torne), famous film director, passed away.
Kuladhor Chaliha, one of the pioneer Congress leaders of Assam, passed away.
Indira Gandhi elected leader of the Congress party to succeed the late Lal Bahadur Shastri as the third Prime Minister of India. She pledged to follow path of Non-Alignment in worlds affairs.
C. V. Bawdekar, famous journalist, died.
World's largest crowd--12.7 million--gather for Indian religious festival 'Kumbh Mela'.
Mizo National Front and allied organizations declared illegal.
Bombay High Court finds allegations against Chief Minister A. R. Antulay justified. Antulay resigns.
Dr. P. C. Alexander, principal secretary to the PM, quits following the arrest of three aides in an espionage case.
Narain Dutt Ojha made some sort of a record at the residence of the Chief Justice of India when he was sworn in as a Judge of Supreme Court at 10.00 p.m.
Mr. Jagmohan takes over the administration in J&K as the new Governor after CM Farukh Abdulla resigns.
Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh "Osho", Indian free love guru, modern mystic and controversial cult figure, died in Pune at the age of 58 years. He will be remembered as a great orator and for founding of Rajnishpuram in USA.
Manvendra Mukherji, famous singer and music director, passed away.
CM decide to request Chief Election Commission to implement the photo identity card scheme in phases.
Prof. Armaity Desai, eminent Sociologist, appointed the new UGC Chairperson.
Goa Cong (I) government led by Pratap Singh Rane gets absolute majority when 4-members of MGP merged with Congress.
Upendranath 'Ashk', noted Hindi literary figure known for his disputed writings, passed away.
Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad arrives in India on a 4-day visit.
Air India triumphs in the National Women's Cricket championship in Calcutta.
Bengal wins Santosh Trophy National Football championship in Jabalpur.
M.A. Chidambaram (81), leading industrialist and chairman of the MAC Group, died in Chennai.
Railways retains the Lady Ratan Trophy Women's National Hockey championship.