Sultan Mehmud of Ghazni began his first real expedition to India by defeating the Hindu King Jaipal. He won Afghanisthan and Punjab in Peshawar battle. This was the first major Muslim conquest in India.
English King Edward I calls what later became known as “The Model Parliament” extending the authorities of its representatives
Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel’s will establishes the Nobel Prize
Harivanshrai Bachchan, famous Hindi writer and poet, was born at Allahabad.
Conference of Tehran (Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin)
London announces parley on India; Muslims accept, Hindus decline.
Britain agreed to supply arms to India.
Sachin Tendulkar, 19 years and 22 days old, becomes the youngest cricketer to make 1,000 test runs while playing in Johannesburg.