Guru Amardasji passed away.
In Paris, the National Legislative Assembly holds its first meeting.
The British government decides to send a punitive naval expedition to China.
Annie Besant, famous philosopher and thesophist, was born in London.
Postal stamp introduced in India. These lithographed stamps were of denominations of half anna and one anna.
Baluchisthan became a part of India.
Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.
Sachindev Burman (S. D. Burman), famous film music director, was born.
The Ford Model T, the first car for millions of Americans, hits the market.
Gandhiji wrote to Tolstoy regarding Passive Resistance movement.
Balkanji Bari Institute established for the welfare of children.
No. 3 Squadron, similarly Audax-equipped, was raised at Peshawar.
First flight of F-86 Sabre jet fighter, which would win fame in the Korean War.
‘Marathi Rangbhumi’ , a drama company, established.
The first new state in India since 1949, Andhra Pradesh, is established on purely linguistic basis and formally inaugurated.
Metric System of weights was introduced in India.
Nigeria becomes independent from the UK.
Indian Tourist Development Corporation Limited established.
In the Child Marriage Act, minimum age for marriage was raised to 21 year for males and 18 years for females.
Constitution’s 75th amendment bill to extend President’s rule in Punjab for another six months fails through the first stage in Lok Sabha for want of a simple majority.
Broadcasting of Zee TV started.
Aditya Birla, famous industrialist, died.
Ram Vilas Paswan, Communications Minister, launched the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited having total functional autonomy.