1612 - At the naval Battle of Swally English East India Company won over Portuguese. This battle was fought off the coast of Suvali, a village near the city of Surat, Gujarat.
2012 - Bollywood film "Talaash" directed by Reema Kagti starring Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor and Nawazuddin Siddiqui was released.
2012 - Bengali film Tabe Tai Hok directed by Sougata Roy Barman starring Joy Sengupta, Swastika Mukherjee and Samadarshi Dutta was released.
2012 - Benglai film Sector 5 directed by Souradip Banerjee starring Rajatava Dutta, Barun Chanda, Apala Pal and Arijit Dutta was released.
2012 - Bengali film From Headquarters directed by Debabrata Roy starring Abhishek Chatterjee, Locket Chatterjee and Chandan Sen was released.
1858 - Acharya Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose was born in Bikrampur, Bengal Presidency, British India. He was a physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, as well as an early writer of science fiction.
1993 - Sebastian Kappen was died in Bangalore . He was a renowned Jesuit priest and Theologian.
2012 - I. K. Gujral (Inder Kumar Gujral) died at the age of 92. He served as the 12th Prime Minister of India from April 1997 to March 1998. He also held the portfolios of Minister of Finance and Minister of External Affairs in Central Government.