1858 - British officer William James Herschel used the hand impression of Rajyadhar Konai as a contract fingerprint signature in Bengal.
1923 - Harris Sam Sahayam Lawrence was born. He was the Special Officer for restructuring Educational Pattern in Tamil Nadu and as Director of School Education, he planned and implemented the All India 10+2+3 pattern of education in 1978. He was conferred the title of "Father of Vocational Education in Tamilnadu".
1976 - T. Nagi Reddy (Tarimala Nagi Reddy) died. He was a communist politician from Andhra Pradesh. He was elected to the Lok Sabha from Anantapur in 1957. He was also MLA in Andhra Pradesh Assembly.