1498 - Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrived at Calcutta.
2011 - Bollywood film "404" directed by Prawaal Raman starring Rajwir Aroraa, Imaad Shah and Nishikant Kamat was released.
2011 - Bollywood film "Pyar Ka Punchnama" directed by Luv Ranjan starring Kartikeya Tiwari, Rayo Bhakhirta, Divyendu Sharma, Sonali Sehgal, Nushrat Bharucha and Ishita Sharma was released.
1894 - Jagadguru Chandrasekharendra Saraswati Swamigal (Sage of Kanchi) was born. He was the 68th Jagadguru in the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. He is usually referred to as Paramacharya, Mahaswami or Maha Periyavaal.