World Population Day (International)
1979 – America’s first space station, Skylab, is destroyed as it re-enters the Earth’s atmosphere over the Indian Ocean.
1923 – Tun Tun, Indian actress and comedian (d. 2003)
1953 – Suresh Prabhu, Indian accountant and politician, Indian Minister of Railways
1956 – Amitav Ghosh, Indian-American author and academic
1967 – Jhumpa Lahiri, Indian American novelist and short story writer
Death/ Death Anniversary