1976 - Mukesh (Mukesh Chand Mathur) died at the age of 53 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was a legendary Bollywood playback singer. He has rendered many super hit Hindi film songs.
1979 - Lord Mountbatten (Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas George Mountbatten) died. He was the last Viceroy of India and the first Governor-General of the independent Union of India.
2006 - Hrishikesh Mukherjee (Hrishikesh Mukhopaddhae/Mukharji) died at the age of 83 in Mumbai. He was a famous Bollywood director. He was honoured with Dada Saheb Phalke Award and Padma Vibhushan.