1605 - Jahangir succeeds his father Akbar The Great as the Mughal Emperor.
1657 - Shivaji Maharaj conquered Mughal dominated places Kalyan and Bhivandi.
2012 - Bollywood film "Chakravyuh" directed by Prakash Jha starring Arjun Rampal, Abhay Deol, Esha Gupta, Manoj Bajpai and Kabir Bedi was released.
1914 - Lakshmi Sahgal was born in Madras. She was a freedom fighter, an officer of the Indian National Army, and the Minister of Women's Affairs in the Azad Hind government.
1991 - Ismat Chughtai died died in Bombay. She was a famous writer in Urdu known for her fierce feminist ideology.