1658 - Aurangzeb declared himself as new emperor of Mughal Empire.
2001 - Sivaji Ganesan (Viluppuram Chinnaiahpillai Ganesan Manrayar) died at the age of 72 in Chennai. He was a stage and film actor. He has acted in about 300 films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi. He was awarded Padma Bhushan and Dada Saheb Phalke Award.
2009 - Gangubai Hangal died at the age of 96 at Hubli, Karnataka. He was a singer of the khyal genre of Hindustani classical music. He belonged to the Kirana gharana.