La Martiniere Girls School was founded in Lucknow.
June 2 - Sherwood College was founded in Nainital.
April 11 - Kasturba Mohandas Gandhi was born. She was the wife of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
October 2 - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi) was born at Porbandar. He led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world.