Kargil Victory Day or Kargil Vijay Diwas (India)
1758 – French and Indian War: The Siege of Louisbourg ends with British forces defeating the French and taking control of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
1892 – Dadabhai Naoroji is elected as the first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain.
1945 – World War II: The USS Indianapolis arrives at Tinian with components and enriched uranium for the Little Boy nuclear bomb.
1999 – Kargil conflict officially comes to an end. The Indian Army announces the complete eviction of Pakistani intruders.
1865 – Rajanikanta Sen, Indian poet and composer (d. 1910)
1927 – Gulabrai Ramchand, Indian cricketer (d. 2003)
1928 – Ibn-e-Safi, Indian-Pakistani author and poet (d. 1980)
Death/ Death Anniversary
2010 – Sivakant Tiwari, Indian-Singaporean politician (b. 1945)
2015 – Bijoy Krishna Handique, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Mines (b. 1934)