1861 - Rabindranath Thakur was born Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India. He was a famous poet and musician. He became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.
2001 - Malati Vishram (Balutai Khare) Bedekar died at the age of 96. She was a Marathi writer. She was the first prominent feminist writer in Marathi literature.