1977 - Jyoti Basu became the Chief Minister of West Bengal. He served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1977 to 2000, making him the longest-serving Chief Minister of any state of India.
2012 - Deepika Kumari became World No. 1 archer.
1963 - Vivek Shauq was born in Chandigarh. He was a noted actor, comedian, writer and singer. He had acted in Hindi and Punjabi films, television serials, theatre and television commercials.