2011 - Rights activist Binayak Sen, who was in prison for about four months serving a life term for sedition and Maoists links, is released from jail three days after Supreme Court granted him bail.
2012 - Major fire broke in the signalling system at Kurla bringing Central line and Harbour line of Mumbai Suburban Railway to a standstill and two commuters lose their lives after falling off an overcrowded local train.
1809 - Henry Louis Vivian Derozio was born. He was an Indian poet and assistant headmaster of Hindu College in Kolkata. He was one of the first Indian educators to disseminate Western learning and science among the young men of Bengal.