1856 - Lokmanya Tilak (Keshav Gangadhar Tilak) was born Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. He was a nationalist, journalist, teacher, social reformer, lawyer and freedom fighter.
1925 - Subramaniya Siva died. He was a freedom fighter and prolific writer. He was arrested many times between 1908 and 1922 for his anti-imperialist activities.
2012 - Lakshmi Sahgal died at the age of 97. She was a freedom fighter, an officer of the Indian National Army, and the Minister of Women's Affairs in the Azad Hind government.