1922 - Gandhi was sentenced to six years in prison for sedition. He served only two years.
1954 - The members of the executive council and mayors of Pondicherry and seven adjoining communes proclaimed their decision to merge with India without a referendum.
2012 - Dinesh Trivedi steps down as Railways Minister after pressure from TMC.
2012 - Saina Nehwal won the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold Trophy.
1905 - Malati Vishram (Balutai Khare) Bedekar was born. She was a Marathi writer. She was the first prominent feminist writer in Marathi literature.