1841 - The sixth bishop of Calcutta, Daniel Wilson, and Dr. James Taylor, Civil Surgeon at Dhaka, established the first modern educational institution in the Indian subcontinent, Dhaka College.
1919 - Maharaja Sri Sir Jaya Chamarajendra Wodeyar Bahadur was born. He was the 25th and the last Maharaja of the princely state of Mysore from 1940 to 1950. He was also a philosopher, musicologist, political thinker and philanthropist.
1969 - Annabhau Sathe died. He was a social reformer and Marathi writer.