1506 - Francis Xavier was born. He was a saint/Jesuit missionary to India, Malaya, and Japan.
1920 - Pandit Ravi Shankar born in Varanasi, United Provinces, British India. He was an musician and composer of sitar. He received Bharat Ratna and three Grammy Awards.
2004 - Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra was died at the age of 78 in Bhubaneshwar, Orissa. He was a guru and proponent of Odissi dance who is credited for its revival. He has received many awards including Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship, Padma Vibhushan, and Kalidas Samman.