1542 - Francis Xavier reached Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time.
2011 - Air India pilots call off their strike started 10 days earlier as Government agrees to reinstate sacked and suspended pilots and look into their demands within a time-frame.
2011 - Bollywood film "Luv Ka The End" directed by Bumpy starring Shraddha Kapoor and Taaha Shah was released.
2011 - Bollywood film "Haunted – 3D" directed by Vikram Bhatt starring Mahakshay Chakraborty, Twinkle Bajpai and Achint Kaur was released.
2000 - Balivada Kantha Rao died. He was a Telugu novelist and playwright. Many of his plays were broadcasted on All India Radio and Doordarshan.