Aurangzeb was appointed as Shahjahan by Viceroy of Deccan.
Guru Har Kishan, the eight Sikh, was born.
Mahendranath Gupt, follower of Ramkrishna Paramahans, was born.
Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, great social worker, was born.
Iqbal Singh Bhatia, great educationist, was born at Kotla Qasim Khan, (Pakistan).
Bedabrata Barua, educationist, social reformer and politician, was born.
Britishers Quit India resolution was passed by Congress Working Committee. They demanded departure of British and agreed on passive resistance until India's independence. It was declared on 8th August, 1942 at August Kranti Maidan (Gowalia Tank).
India grants Siam a 20 year, 3 mil. credit to increase export of Siamese rice.
Swami Shivanand Saraswati, religious leader, passed away.
85 persons were killed when a freight train collided with a passanger train near Jaipur.
The Lok Sabha passes a bill seeking to confer on the President the powers of the Legislature of J&K.