Pioneer’s Day (Liberia)
Victory from Genocide Day (Cambodia)
1738 – A peace treaty is signed between Peshwa Bajirao and Jai Singh II following Maratha victory in the Battle of Bhopal.
1782 – The first American commercial bank, the Bank of North America, opens.
1935 – Benito Mussolini and French Foreign minister Pierre Laval sign the Franco-Italian Agreement.
1940 – Winter War: The Finnish 9th Division stop and completely destroy the numerically superior Soviet forces on the Raate-Suomussalmi road.
1945 – World War II: British General Bernard Montgomery holds a press conference in which he claims credit for victory in the Battle of the Bulge.
1984 – Brunei becomes the sixth member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
1993 – The Fourth Republic of Ghana is inaugurated with Jerry Rawlings as President.
2020 – The 6.4M 2020 Guayanilla earthquake kills one and injures eight in southern Puerto Rico.
1925 – Gerald Durrell, Indian-English zookeeper, conservationist and author, founded Durrell Wildlife Park (d. 1995)
1955 – Mamata Shankar, Indian-Bengali actress who worked with Satyajit Ray
1979- Bipasha Basu. -New Delhi.
1967 – Irrfan Khan.
1961 – Supriya Pathak.
1925 – Gerald Durrell.
1953 – K. Bhagyaraj.
1957 – Reena Roy.
1991- Jeje Lalpekhlua.- Mizoram. …
1938 – B. Saroja Devi.
Death/ Death Anniversary
1988 – Zara Cisco Brough, American Nipmuc Indian chief and fashion designer (b.1919)
2015 – Subhas Anandan, Indian-Singaporean lawyer (b. 1947)
2016 – Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Home Affairs (b. 1936)