Alladiya Khan, famous singer of Kolhapur court, was born.
Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, the great architect of the renaissance of Hindustani music and who played a vital role in giving re-birth to North Indian classical music, was born at Balukeshwar, Maharashtra.
Varahagiri Venkata Giri, the fourth former President of India, was born at Berhampur in Orissa. He was one of the patriarchs of Trade Union Movement of India.
Narayan Pillai Gopala Pillai, great poet and educationist, was born in Quilon, Kerala.
Japanese troups were defeated by the Russian Amry at Port Aurther.
Sundarji Gokuldas Betard, modern Gujrathi poet, was born.
Manali Kallat Vainu Bappu, first Indian astronomer, litterateur and Urdu poet, was born at Madras.
In the 'Gandhi Cap Case' in Guntur, the magistrate prohibits wearing of Gandhi caps within a five-mile radius of the town.
Manju Bala Patil was shot on the road at Mumbai by the British Police.
Atomic Energy Commission established.
The Kamraj Plan.
Rohini Technology Payload (RTP) intended for measuring in-flight performance of first experimental flight of SLV-3, the first Indian Space launch vehicle, failed to be placed in orbit.
Memorial of 201 martyrs from Maharashtra inaugurated.
Gen. A.S. Vaidya, who was Chief of Army Staff, at the time of 'Operation Blue Star', was shot dead at Pune.
Ramakrishna Hegde resigns as CM of Karnataka on moral grounds in connection with phone tapping issue.
Panchayatraj' and 'Nagarpalika' bills were passed in Parliament's Lok Sabha.
Delhi airport police foils an attempt by a Saudi national to smuggle out a minor girl named Ameena.
Ram Niwas Mirdha appointed Chairman of the JPC on scam.
P. P. Thorat, retired Lt and General, died.
Election Commission withdrew controversial order. By-polls to be held before 10.
Narayan Keshav Upasni, famous educationist, passed away.
President's rule in J&K extended for another 6 months beginning 3rd Sept.
Harishankar Parsai, famous Hindi litterateur, passed away.
Sri Bhuteshanandji Maharaj, 97, president of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, died in Calcutta.
Arjuna Ranatunga, former Sri Lankan cricket captain, retires from international cricket.
Parliament approves the Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Bill to create a hilly state of Uttaranchal.