June 7 - Gandhiji started his first act of civil disobedience in India.
Krishna Chandra De (K.C. Dey) was born in Calcutta . He was a Bengali actor, singer and music composer and teacher. He was S.D. Burman's first musical teacher and mentor. He is famous for his Kirtan songs.
January 5 - Paramahansa Yogananda (Mukunda Lal Ghosh) was born in Gorakhpur, British India. He was a yogi and guru who introduced many westerners to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his book named Autobiography of a Yogi.
March 26 - Hirendra Nath Ganguly (Dhiren Ganguly or D.G) was born. He was a entrepreneur/actor/director of Bengali Cinema. He received Dadasaheb Phalke Award and Padma Bhushan Award.