1912 - Hans Raj Khanna was born in Amritsar. He was a judge of the Supreme Court of India from 1971 to 1977. Two of his judgements form the basis of modern constitutional law, decades after they were delivered.
1927 - Balivada Kantha Rao was born. He was a Telugu novelist and playwright. Many of his plays were broadcasted on All India Radio and Doordarshan.
1996 - Raaj Kumar (Kulbushan Pandit) died at the age of 69 in Mumbai. He was a Bollywood actor. He acted in more than 70 films.