Madras Day (Chennai and Tamil Nadu, India)
1894 – Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal.
1924 – Harishankar Parsai, Indian writer, satirist and humorist (d. 1995)
1955 – Chiranjeevi, Indian film actor, producer and politician
Death/ Death Anniversary
1985 – Charles Gibson (historian), Historian of Mexico and its Indians, President of the American Historical Association (b. 1920)
2014 – U. R. Ananthamurthy, Indian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1932)
2018 – Krishna Reddy Indian printmaker, sculptor and teacher (b. 1925)