1894 - Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne has finished his term as the Viceroy and Governor-General of India.
1911 - Lala Amarnath (Nanik Amarnath Bhardwaj) was born. He was the first cricketer to score a Test century for the Indian cricket team, which he achieved on debut. He was independent India's first Test captain.
2002 - Dina Pathak died at the age of 80 in Mumbai. She was a actor and director of Gujarati theatre and a film actor. She was a woman activist and the President of the National Federation of Indian Women (NIFW).
2004 - Gulshan Rai died at the age of 80 in Mumbai. He was a producer and distributor of Bollywood films. He produced super hit films like Deewar (1975) and Trishul (1978).