1942 - Quit India resolution was passed by the Bombay session of the All India Congress Committee, which led to the start of a historical civil disobedience movement across India.
2012 - Bollywood film "Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2" directed by Anurag Kashyap starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Piyush Mishra, Richa Chadda, Huma Qureshi and Reema Sen was released.
1904 - Tribhuvan Narain Singh was born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. He was the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He also served as governor of West Bengal and as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee and as Union Minister of Industry and Steel.