1857 - Siege of Lucknow ended. The Siege of Lucknow was the prolonged defence of the Residency within the city of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
1878 - Jatindramohan Bagchi was born. He was a Bengali poet and editor.
1907 - Harivansh Rai Bachchan (Harivansh Rai Shrivastav) was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He was a famous poet of Chhayavaad literary movement of early 20th century Hindi literature. He is the father of Bollywood super star Amitabh Bachchan.