1908 - Nagerkoyil Sudalaimuthu Krishnan (Kalaivanar and NSK) was born Nagercoil, Travancore. He was a prominent Tamil film comedian, drama artist, playback singer and writer in the early stages of the Tamil film industry.
1993 - J. R. D. Tata (Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata) died at the age of 89 in Geneva, Switzerland. He was a businessman who was Chairman of Tata Group. He was the India's first licensed pilot. He was awarded the French Legion of Honour (highest civilian award in France) and Bharat Ratna.