Indian Police Commemoration Day (India)
1867 – The Medicine Lodge Treaty is signed by southern Great Plains Indian leaders. The treaty requires Native American Plains tribes to relocate to a reservation in western Oklahoma.
1987 – The Jaffna hospital massacre is carried out by Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka, killing 70 ethnic Tamil patients, doctors and nurses.
1887 – Krishna Singh, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Bihar (d. 1961)
1931 – Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director (d. 2011)
1972 – Ashutosh Agashe, Indian businessman and cricketer
Death/ Death Anniversary
1835 – Muthuswami Dikshitar, Indian poet and composer (b. 1775)
1990 – Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar, Indian philosopher and author (b. 1921)
2010 – A. Ayyappan, Indian poet and translator (b. 1949)
2012 – Yash Chopra, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1932)