1759 – Battle of the Plains of Abraham: the British defeat the French near Quebec City in the Seven Years’ War, known in the United States as the French and Indian War.
1948 – Deputy Prime Minister of India Vallabhbhai Patel orders the Army to move into Hyderabad to integrate it with the Indian Union.
1865 – William Birdwood, Indian-English field marshal (d. 1951)
1928 – Robert Indiana, American painter and sculptor (d. 2018)
1980 – Viren Rasquinha, Indian field hockey player
1995 – Shubham Khajuria, Indian cricketer
Death/ Death Anniversary
1929 – Jatindra Nath Das, Indian activist (b. 1904)
1973 – Sajjad Zaheer, Indian poet and philosopher (b. 1905)
1975 – Mudicondan Venkatarama Iyer, Indian singer and musicologist (b. 1897)
2003 – Frank O’Bannon, American publisher, lawyer, and politician, 47th Governor of Indiana (b. 1930)
2012 – Ranganath Misra, Indian lawyer and jurist, 21st Chief Justice of India (b. 1926)