The British government ordered the port of Boston to be closed.
Madras General Post Office started functioning.
A trilateral treaty was signed between Marathas, Britishers and Nizam.
William Carey, Ward and Marshman established the Serampore College in Bengal.
Satyendranath Tagore, Bengali officer and litterateur, was born.
East India Company was dissolved
Four Language panel were used for Rangoon. This panel had languages namely Burmese, Urdu, Tamil and Chinese.
Lokmanya Tilak roared ”Freedom is by birthright” at Ahmednagar.
A race riot erupted in Tulsa, Oklahoma, killing 85 people.
First Indian luxurious fast train ‘Deccan Queen’ started from Victoria Terminus (CST) to Pune.
Fortnightly ‘Bal Sanmitra’ was published.
The German Army completed the capture of Crete as the Allied evacuation ended.
Tata Fundamental Research Institute was established.
The Chinese occupy Tibet and Dalai Lama fled to India.
National Aeronautical Research Laboratory (NARL) set up under CSIR with temporary offices in New Delhi. Dr. P. Nilakantan was appointed as NARL’s first Director.
N.G. Ranga resigned from the Indian National Congress and took up the leadership of the newly formed Swatantra Party.
Nava Paisa, established in 1947, was renamed as ‘Paisa’.
Space Commission and Department of Space was set up and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was brought under Department of Space (DOS).
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Academy was established at Satara.
Ghulam Rasool Wani, National Conference leader, kidnapped and shot dead by militants at Kaskot in Doda district, Jammu.