Firuz Shah Tughluq, the third emperor of Delhi, died at the age of 83.
Packet and Daily, the first daily publication in America, appears on the streets.
Jose Custodio Faria (Joseph Stadio Faria), revolutionary scientist of Goa died.
The slave trade is abolished in the District of Columbia.
British troops conquered Delhi from the Mutineers.
Hindu’, an English weekly in Madras with G.S. Aiyer as its Editor, was first published with only 80 copies.
Sri Ram Sharma Acharya, freedom fighter, social reformer and leader, was born at Auvalkhera, Agra.
Narayan Guru “”Nanu”” of Kerala entered in maha Samadhi.
Annie Besant, veteran freedom fighter for India, died.
Scientists confirm that DNA holds hereditary data.
Australia introduces a capital gains tax.
IPKF suspends its operations against LTTE in Sri Lanka. LTTE, in turn, ceases all operations against the Indian armed forces.
First developmental launch of PSLV and Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS-1E) carried remote sensing payloads. Could not be placed in orbit.
President K. R. Narayanan inaugurates the first Dr. Ambedkar Law University in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.