1861 - Devaki Nandan Khatri born at Muzaffarpur, Bengal Presidency. He was a writer. He was the first author of mystery novels in Hindi. Chandrakanta is the most popular of his works.
1858 - Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi died at Gwalior fighting with the British. She was the queen of the Maratha-ruled princely state of Jhansi. She was a famous freedom fighter who took part in First War of Independence in 1857.