1909 - Minto-Morley Reforms of Indian Councils Act, 1909.
1916 - Ustad Bismillah Khan was born in Dumraon, Bihar. He was a musician who popularised the shehnai. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 2001.
1921 - Shrii Shrii Anandamurti (Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar) was born. He was a philosopher, author, social revolutionary, poet, composer, and linguist. He was the founder of Ananda Marga, a spiritual and social organization that offers instruction in meditation and yoga.
2005 - Subodh Mukerji died at the age of 84 in Mumbai. He was a famous Bengali film producer and director. He was the brother of the producer director Sashadhar Mukherjee.
2011 - Kanimozhi, DMK MP and daughter of Karunanidhi, arrested in connection with the 2G spectrum case, is set to move Delhi High Court for bail.