November 1 - The corporation of Cochin came into existence, by the merger of the municipalities of Ernakulam, Mattancherry and Fort Kochi, along with Willingdon Island and four panchayats Palluruthy, Vennala, Vyttila and Edappally and the small islands of Gundu and Ramanthuruth.
May 13 - Dr. Zakir Hussain was born. He was the third President of India from 13 May 1967 until his death on 3 May 1969. He also held the positions of Governor of Bihar and Vice President of India.
December - Krishna Nehru Hutheesing (born as Krishna Nehru) died. She was the youngest sister of Jawaharlal Nehru. She was a writer. She married to Gunottam (Raja) Hutheesing who belonged to prominent Ahmedabad family that built the Hutheesing Jain Temple.
January 22 - Dr. Pandurang Sadashiv Khankhoje died. He was a freedom fighter, scholar, agricultural scientist and historian. He was one of the founding members of the Ghadar Party.