1833 – King William IV gives Royal Assent to the Slavery Abolition Act 1833, although slavery remained legal in the possessions of the East India Company until the passage of the Indian Slavery Act, 1843.
1896 – Firaq Gorakhpuri, Indian author, poet, and critic (d. 1982)
1928 – Vilayat Khan, Indian sitar player and composer (d. 2004)
1954 – Ravi Kanbur, Indian-English economist and academic
1961 – Deepak Tijori, Indian actor and director
1966 – Priya Dutt, Indian social worker and politician
Death/ Death Anniversary