The Catholic states in Germany set up a league under the leadership of Maximilian of Bavaria.
Wyoming becomes the 44th state.
Gandhiji arrives in London with the assistance of Lord Ampthill and works ceaselessly to educate influential British leaders and the public, and also to move Imperial authorities.
Germany begins the bombing of England.
Sunil Manohar Gavaskar, great Indian cricket player (opener, 10,122 Test runs), was born in Bombay. He has received Arjun Award (1975) and Padma Bhushan (1980).
Bangalore University was established in Karnataka.
First NCC (National Cadet Corps) College for training girls started at Gwalior.
Kochin University was established in Kerala.
The Planning Commission decides to introduce Rolling Plan concept.
`Mahatma Phule Backward Class Development Corporation’ (Mahatma Phule Magaswarg Vikas Mahamandal) was established.
White Paper on Punjab released by Union Government.
Kenyan runner Yobes Ondieki becomes the first man to run 10,000 meters in less than 27 minutes.
Malleswari earns India’s first gold medal in Asian weightlifting championship in Beijing.