1752 - French army surrenders to the English in Trichinopoly.
1982 - Hafiz Mirza Nasir Ahmad was born. He was Khalifatul Masih III, head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
2011 - MF Husain (Maqbool Fida Husain) died at the age of 95 in London, England. He was a prominent painter. He also directed films. He received Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Vibhushan.