1911 - The Delhi Durbar is held, formally announcing the coronation of King George V, and his assumption of title Emperor of India.
1911 - The capital of India is shifted to New Delhi from Calcutta.
1994 - Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao third term as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh begins.
1905 - Mulk Raj Anand was born in Peshawar, British India. He was a writer in English, notable for his depiction of the lives of the poorer castes in traditional Indian society. He was honoured with Sahitya Akademi Award and Padma Bhushan.
1884 - C. P. Brown died. He was a Telugu writer and an Englishman by descent. He worked as an official in Cuddapah and Rajahmundry. Native Telugu people call him Brown Dora.