2011 - India successfully test fired nuclear capable Agni-II ballistic missile with a strike range of 2,000 km from Wheeler Island off Orissa coast.
1932 - Yash Chopra (Yash Raj Chopra) was born in Lahore, Punjab,British India. He was a prominent Bollywood director, script writer and film producer. He directed and produced many block buster Bollywood films. He received Padma Bhushan, Legion of Honour (highest civilian honour of France), Dadasaheb Phalke Award, and many National Film Awards and Filmfare Awards.
1934 - Mahendra Kapoor was died in Mumbai at the age of 74. He was an playback singer for Bollywood films. He rendered more than 2500 songs in various languages. He received Padma Shri, National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer, and three Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer.