1690 - English pirate Henry Every captured the Grand Mughal ship Ganj-i-Sawai. In response, Emperor Aurangzeb threatened to put an end to all English trading in India.
1970 - Maharashtra Pollution Control Board is established under the provisions of Maharashtra Prevention of Water Pollution Act, 1969.
2004 - Vilasrao Deshmukh's second term as Chief Minister of Maharashtra begins.
2011 - A briefcase bomb explodes in the crowded reception area in the Delhi High Court killing 11 people and injuring 76 in a major terror attack.
2012 - Bollywood film "Raaz 3" directed by Vikram Bhatt starring Emraan Hashmi, Bipasha Basu and Esha Gupta was released.
2012 - Bollywood film "Chal Pichchur Banate Hain" directed by Pritish Chakraborty starring Rahil Tandon and Bhavna Ruparel was released.