1818 - Diwan Misr Chand led Sikh armies to a decisive victory over Durrani General of Multan Nawab Muzaffar Khan and captured the Multan fort.
1930 - Gandhi informed British viceroy of India that civil disobedience would begin nine days later.
2012 - Bollywood film "London, Paris, New York" directed by Anu Menon starring Ali Zafar and Aditi Rao Hydari was released.
2012 - Kannada film Sankranthi directed by Mahesh Babu starring Gururaj Jaggesh, Roopashree and Skanda was released.
2012 - Kannada film Munjane directed by S. Narayan starring Ganesh, Manjari Phadnis, Malavika Avinash and S. Narayan was released.
2012 - Bengali film Atmatyag directed by Kumar Monojit starring Chumki Chowdhury, Satinath Mukhopadhyay, Debika Mukhopadhyay, Dulal Lahiri, Sumit Gangopadhyay and Manoj Mitra was released.
2012 - Bengali film Zameen directed by Sourav Mukherjee starring Supriya Devi, Dolon Roy and Dulal Lahiri was released.
2012 - Bengali film "Bhalobasa Off Route E" directed by Arunava Khasnobis starring Rahul, Saswata Chatterjee, Rudranil Ghosh, Abhiraj, Kharaj Mukherjee, Kanchan Mullick, Tanusree, Parijat, Partha Sarathi Deb and Padmanabha Dasgupta was released.
2012 - Bengali film Charulata 2011 directed by Agnidev Chatterjee starring Rituparna Sengupta, Dibyendu and Arjun Chakraborty was released.
2012 - Bollywood film "Will You Marry Me?" directed by Aditya Dutt starring Shreyas Talpade, Mugdha Godse, Rajeev Khandelwal and Muzamil Ibrahim was released.
2012 - Bollywood film Paan Singh Tomar directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia starring Irrfan Khan and Mahie Gill was released.
2012 - Kannada film Puneet directed by Neel Kamal starring Dileep Pai, Nisha Shetty and Neethu was released.
1908 - Mahadeva Subramania Mani was born in Tanjore, Tamilnadu. He was an entomologist especially famous for his studies on high altitude entomology.
1924 - Gulshan Rai was born. He was a producer and distributor of Bollywood films. He produced super hit films like Deewar (1975) and Trishul (1978).
1927 - Adoor Bhasi (K. Bhaskaran Nair) was born. He was a Malayalam actor and director. Adoor Bhasi was a famous comedian in Malayalam films.