1656 - Shivaji Maharaj captured Raigad.
2012 - Kannada film Bheema Theeradalli directed by Om Prakash Rao starring Duniya Vijay and Pranitha was released.
2012 - Kannada film Dev Son of Mudde Gowda directed by Indrajith Lankesh starring Dignath, Charmee Kaur, Ananth Nag and Nathalia Kaur was released.
2012 - Kannada film Lady Boss directed by Sharan starring Ayesha was released.
1909 - Alagappa Chettiar (Sir K V AL RM Alagappa Chettiar) was born in Kottaiyur in the Sivaganga District of Tamil Nadu. He was a businessman and philanthropist. He received Padmabhushan award.