1871 - Criminal Tribes Act (CTA) was enacted by British, which named over 160 communities "Criminal Tribes", i.e. hereditary criminals.
2008 - Saint Alphonsa, Sister Alphonsa Muttathupadathu, was Vatican City by Pope Benedict XVI. She became first woman of Indian origin to be canonized as a saint.
2012 - Bollywood film Aiyyaa directed by Sachin Kundalkar starring Rani Mukerji and Prithviraj Sukumaran was released.
2012 - Bollywood film Makkhi directed by S.S. Rajamouli starring Sudeep, Nani and Samantha was released.
2012 - Bollywood film Chittagong directed by Bedabrata Pain starring Manoj Bajpai, Vega Tamotia, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Barry John was released.
2012 - Bollywood film Bhoot Returns directed by Ram Gopal Verma starring Manisha Koirala and J.D. Chakravarthy was released.
1911 - Vijaysingh Madhavji Merchant (Vijay Madhavji Thakersey) was born. He played 10 Test matches for India. His batting average in first class cricket is 71.64, which is the second highest average in Frist Class cricket behind Don Bradman.