2012 - India votes against Sri Lanka on the resolution to credibly investigate allegations of violations during the war against LTTE in 2009 in the United Nations Human Rights Council.
1977 - A. K. Gopalan or AKG (Ayillyath Kuttiari Gopalan) died at the age of 72 in Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala. He was a communist leader and first leader of opposition in India.
2005 - Gemini Ganesan (Ramaswamy Ganesan) died at the age of 84 in Chennai. He was a Tamil film actor who was nicknamed Kadhal Mannan (King of Romance) for the romantic roles he played in films. He received Padmashree, Kalaimamani, MGR Gold Medal and Screen Lifetime Achievement Award.