English Parliamentary army captures King Charles I
Beijing hit by an earthquake; about 100,000 die
Alamgir was murdered by his minister Imad-ul-Mulk.
Jagdish Chandra Bose, botonist and physics expert, was born at Mymensingh (now in Bangladesh).
Gandhiji sails for South Africa with wife and children.
India, Pakistan decide to end the ten-year trade ban.
World premier of Sir Richard Attenborough’s ‘Gandhi’ held in New Delhi.
Afghanistan Constitution adopted
US President George H. W. Bush offers to send Secretary of State James Baker to Baghdad to meet with Saddam Hussein.