Vazir Sultan Tobacco Company, Charminar cigarette factory was started.
January 26 - The Indian National Congress declared 26 January as Independence Day, or the day for Poorna Swaraj (Complete Independence).
March 2 - Gandhi informed British viceroy of India that civil disobedience would begin nine days later.
March 12 - Gandhi started a 200-mile protest march towards the sea with 78 followers to protest the British monopoly on salt.
April 5 - Mahatma Gandhi breaks British law after marching to the sea and making salt.
April 30 - Salt Satyagraha has been conducted in South India by Rajaji and Sardar A vedaratnam Pillai.
May 4 - Mohandas Karamchandi Gandhi was arrested.
December 8 - Dinesh Gupta along with Benoy Basu and Badal Gupta, dressed in European costume, entered the Writers Building and shot dead Col NS Simpson (the Inspector General of Prisons).
December 28 - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi left for Britain for negotiations.
Joseph "Kaka" Baptista died. He was a politician and activist from Bombay. He was closely associated with the Lokmanya Tilak and the Home Rule Movement. He was elected as the Mayor of Bombay in 1925.