Alauddin Khalji conquered the throne of Delhi. In July declared himself as the Sultan.
Guru Ramdas, Sikh Guru, established Amritsar city.
Herman W Daendels, Brig-General and Governor General of Dutch-Indies (1807-11), was born.
Ramshastri Prabhune, justice of Peshwa kingdom, died.
Ramabai Dongre Medhavi, great social reformer, was born.
Dr. Sri Krishna Sinha, great politician, revolutionist leader and chief minister, was born at Khanwa.
Gandhiji went to England till Nov 30 on deputation to present Indians' case to Colonial Secretary.
Dinkarrai Dhirajlal Desai, cricket Test Umpire for 3 tests from 1955-57, was born in Gujarat.
Loknayak Jayprakash Narayan and his friends established the 'Congress Socialist Party' and Acharya Narendra Dev was its President and JP was its Gen. Secretary.
Azad Hind Government was established in Singapore and Netaji Subhashchandra Bose was elected as its national leader.
The office of Controller of Military Accounts (Pensions), Lahore was bifurcated and the pension work relating to Indian nationals was transferred to Allahabad.
China invades Tibet.
Government of India and France sign an agreement for the de-facto transfer of the French settlement of Pondicherry, Karaikal, Mahe to the Indian Union. The merger took place on November 1.
Chinese and Indian troops clash on Ladakh border.
Kerala under central rule.
Sukhdev Singh alias Sukha and Harminder Singh alias Jinda sentenced to death for the murder of former Army Chief Gen. A. K. Vaidya.
Doordarshan starts afternoon news bulletins at 2 p.m. (Hindi) and 3 p.m. (English) of 7.5 minutes duration on week days and 5 minutes on Sundays.
Government notifies substantial increase in the ceiling on election expenses on Lok Sabha and Assembly polls.
L.K.Advani unanimously re-elected BJP president for the fourth time in New Delhi.
Suresh Mehta, Finance Minister in the outgoing Keshubhai Patel ministry, sworn in as the second BJP CM of Gujarat in Gandhinagar, ending the month-long political turmoil.
Japan gets non-permanent seat in Security Council after a contest with India.
Himachal Pradesh Assembly goes global with inauguration of its website on the Internet.
RBI de-regulates deposit rates, reduces CRR and Bank Rate (from 10\% to 9) and allows banks to have two sets of Prime Lending Rates.
Ajit alias Hamid Ali Khan (76), Hindi film actor, dies in Hyderabad.
B. R. Chopra, filmmaker, gets the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
Madhavrao Scindia becomes the Deputy Leader of Congress (I) in the Lok Sabha.
Seema Antil becomes the first Indian ever to win a global title by bagging a gold medal in disc throw in the World Junior Athletic championship in Santiago.