Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan begins crossing the Pacific Ocean
The Royal Society forms in London
Panama declares independence from Spain
Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule died. He led a selfless life devoted to the upliftment of the lower classes of the Hindu society. He also started school for girls and for downtroddens and untouchables. He was assissted in education field by his wide Savitri Bai.
Women vote in a national election for the first time, in the New Zealand general election
Kaiser Wilhelm II of Prussia & Germany abdicates
Chou En- lai, Chinese Prime Minister, came to India.
JRD Tata, 89, passed away in Geneva.