1658 - Dutch troops occupied harbor city Quilon (Coilan) in Kerala.
1753 - Madhav Rao I (or Thorle Madhav Rao Peshwa ) married Ramabai in Pune. He was fourth Peshwa of the Maratha Empire.
2011 - RLD, with five members in Lok Sabha, formally joins the UPA.
2011 - Bollywood film "Ladies vs Ricky Bahl" directed by Maneesh Sharma starring Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Parineeta Chopra, Dipannita Sharma and Aditi Sharma was released.
1918 - E. K. Nayanar (Erambala Krishnan Nayanar) was born. He was the Chief Minister of Kerala for three times. He is the longest serving Chief Minister of Kerala. He was a member of the Politburo of CPI(M).
1997 - Kota Shivaram Karanth died at the age of 95 in Manipal, Udupi district, Karnataka. He was a prominent Kannada writer, social activist, environmentalist, Yakshagana artist, and film maker. He was honored with Padma Bhushan by Government of India, which later he returned in protest against the Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi.