1971 - The provisional government of Bangladesh exiled fleed to West Bengal.
2012 - India successfully test fired 5000 km range Agni-V ICBM.
1864 - Lala Hansraj (also known as Mahatama Hansraj) was born. He was an educationist and a follower of Arya Samaj movement founder, Swami Dayanand. He founded Dayanand Anglo-Vedic Schools System (DAV) in Lahore.
1897 - Peter de Noronha (Chevalier Peter Bertram Cypriano Castellino de Noronha) was born. He was a businessman, philanthropist and civil servant from Kanpur. He was knighted by Pope Paul VI in 1965 for his work for the Christian community.