1948 - Varanasi was ceded to the Union of India.
1832 - Sir Mangaldas Nathubhoy was born. He was the Seth or head of the Kapol Bania caste, well known for their thrift and keen commercial instincts.
1918 - Sai Baba of Shirdi left his world. He was a guru, yogi, and fakir who is regarded by his devotees as an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya.