2012 - Sachin Tendulkar, Rekha and Anu Aga were nominated to Rajya Sabha by the President of India.
2012 - Abducted BJD MLA Jhina Hikaka was released by maoists after 33 days of captivity.
1920 - Renowned mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan died in Madras at the age of 32. He made great contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. Ramanujan's birthday is celebrated every year as National Mathematics Day.