An amateur English cricket team visited India. They played mostly with European sides, but their one defeat came against the Parsees team.
March 23 - The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community was established by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad in Qadian India.
March 23 - Claiming to be the Promised Messiah and Mahdi, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad founded the Ahmadiyya Muslim community in India.
Keshavrao Date was born. He was an actor who worked in both silent and sound films.
Amar Nath Kak was born. He was a famous Kashmiri lawyer and author. His most important books are Hamara Vrittanta and the Gayatri written in Hindi.
January 4 - M. Patanjali Sastri (M.P. Sastri or Mandakolathur Patanjali Sastri) B.A., B.L. was born. He was the Second Chief Justice of India.
January 12 - Mirza Basheer-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad better known by the Ahmadiyya community as The Promised Son was born in Qadian, British India. He was Khalifatul Masih II, head of the Ahmadiyya Community.
February 2 - Rajkumari Amrit Kaur was born. She was the health minister in the Indian Cabinet. She was a Gandhian, freedom fighter, and a social activist.
July 30 - Rai Rajeshwar Bali was born. He was the Taluqdar of Daryabad, which was a princely state in India. He was an intellectual reformist. He also held the position of education minister of UP from 1924 to 1928.
November 14 - Jawaharlal Nehru was born at Allahabad. He was a prominent freedom fighter and the first Prime Minister of India.