National Mathematics Day (India)
1939 – Indian Muslims observe a “Day of Deliverance” to celebrate the resignations of members of the Indian National Congress over their not having been consulted over the decision to enter World War II with the United Kingdom.
1666 – Guru Gobind Singh, Indian guru and poet (d. 1708)
1853 – Sarada Devi, Indian mystic and philosopher (d. 1920)
1887 – Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician and theorist (d. 1920)
1929 – Wazir Mohammad, Indian-Pakistani cricketer
1947 – Dilip Doshi, Indian cricketer
1971 – Ajeenkya Patil, Indian economist and academic