1759 – French and Indian War: In Western New York, British forces capture Fort Niagara from the French, who subsequently abandon Fort Rouillé.
1875 – Jim Corbett, Indian hunter, environmentalist, and author (d. 1955)
1929 – Somnath Chatterjee, Indian lawyer and politician, 14th Speaker of the Lok Sabha (d. 2018)
Death/ Death Anniversary
2012 – B. R. Ishara, Indian director and screenwriter (b. 1934)
2015 – R. S. Gavai, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Governor of Kerala (b. 1929)