2011 - Bombay High Court upholds sentence of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab for 26/11 Mumbai attacks.
1878 - Mirra Alfassa (also known as The Mother) was born. She was the spiritual collaborator of Sri Aurobindo.
1894 - Sir Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar was born in Shahpur, British India. He was a famous scientist. The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) was set up under the chairmanship of Dr. Bhatnagar. After his death, CSIR established the Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Award for scientists in his honour.
1924 - Krishna Prakesh Bahadur (K.P. Bahadur) was born in Allahabad. He was a writer who has written over fifty works including books on religion, philosophy, history sociology, fiction, humour, translation and work for juveniles.