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1914 - Lakshmi Sahgal was born in Madras. She was a freedom fighter, an officer of the Indian National Army, and the Minister of Women's Affairs in the Azad Hind government.

1991 - Ismat Chughtai died died in Bombay. She was a famous writer in Urdu known for her fierce feminist ideology.

1605 - Jahangir succeeds his father Akbar The Great as the Mughal Emperor.

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