World Television Day
1832 – Wabash College is founded in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
1962 – The Chinese People’s Liberation Army declares a unilateral ceasefire in the Sino-Indian War.
1971 – Indian troops, partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengali guerrillas), defeat the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.
1899 – Harekrushna Mahatab, Indian journalist and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Odisha (d. 1987)
1987 – Eesha Karavade, Indian chess player
Death/ Death Anniversary
1970 – C. V. Raman, Indian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
1995 – Noel Jones, Indian-English diplomat, British ambassador to Kazakhstan (b. 1940)
2015 – Ameen Faheem, Indian-Pakistani poet and politician (b. 1939)