1817 - Devendranath Tagore was born in Calcutta. He was a Hindu philosopher and religious reformer, active in the Brahmo Samaj. He was one of the founders of the Brahmo Religion.
1907 - Sukhdev Thapar was born in Ludhiana, Punjab. He was a freedom fighter who was a member of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association. He was accompanying with Bhagat Singh and Shivaram Rajguru who were involved in the assassination of Deputy Superintendent of Police J.P. Saunders.
1991 - Kalindi Charan Panigrahi died at the age of 89. He was a famous Oriya poet, novelist, story writer, dramatist, and essayist. He was one of the members of the Oriya literary group Sabuja Goshthi. He received fellowship of Sahitya Academy and Padma Bhushan Award.
2005 - Mahipal (Mahipal Singh) died at the age of 86 in Mumbai. He was a Bollywood actor who acted in many films of the 1950s and 1960s.