2012 - Bollywood film "Ek Tha Tiger" directed by Kabir Khan starring Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Ranvir Shorey and Girish Karnad was released.
1872 - Sri Aurobindo (Aurobindo Ghosh) was born in Calcutta. He was a nationalist, freedom fighter, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. In 1926, with the help of his spiritual collaborator, Mirra Alfassa, he founded the Sri Aurobindo Ashram.
1912 - Ustad Amir Khan was born. He was a classical vocalist. He is considered one of the most famous figure in Hindustani classical music, and the founder of the Indore Gharana.
1915 - Ismat Chughtai was born. She was a famous writer in Urdu known for her fierce feminist ideology.
1926 - Sukanta Bhattacharya was born. He was a Bengali poet and playwright. He is one of the prominent figures of modern Bengali poetry.