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1907 - Harivansh Rai Bachchan (Harivansh Rai Shrivastav) was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He was a famous poet of Chhayavaad literary movement of early 20th century Hindi literature. He is the father of Bollywood super star Amitabh Bachchan.

1857 - Siege of Lucknow ended. The Siege of Lucknow was the prolonged defence of the Residency within the city of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

1878 - Jatindramohan Bagchi was born. He was a Bengali poet and editor.

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