1936 - All India Radio was founded.
2012 - Bollywood film Shanghai directed by Dibakar Banerjee starring Emraan Hashmi, Abhay Deol, Kalki Koechlin and Prasenjit Chatterjee was released.
2012 - Bengali film "Abhiman - Osthityer Lorai" directed by Debanik Kundu starring Arpita Chatterjee and Parambrata Chatterjee was released.
1968 - Madurai Mani Iyer died. He was a Carnatic music singer, who was famous for his unique style. He was famous for his adept skills at singing kalpana swarams, neraval, and raga alapana.
2009 - Habib Tanvir died at the age of 85 in Bhopal. He was a famous Urdu, Hindi theatre director, poet and actor. He is the writer of famous plays such as Agra Bazar and Charandas Chor.