Gandhiji launched the weekly journal “Indian Opinion” organised at Phoenix farm near Dur.
Gold was discovered in Alaska’s Indian Creek.
Dalai Lama introduced a tax on ears for Tibetans to equip the army. Those with only one ear would pay half the tax.
National Seva Dal was established.
Hindi daily ‘Nai Duniya’ started publication at Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
University of Cambridge conferred honorary Doctorate of Laws on J. L. Nehru.
Ministry of Iron & Steel inaugurated.
The three-men Indian Mountaineering group successfully climbed the high Peak in the Garhwal Hills Range.
First Environment Day.
A Swedish Government inquiry found that Bofors had paid commission to middlemen for concluding Arms Purchase Agreement with India.
Army successfully test-fires the short range surface-to-surface missile, ‘Prithvi’.
Fourth Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS-1D), carring advanced remote sensing cameras launched by India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-1D), in service.
Indian National Satellite (INSAT-2D), fourth satellite in INSAT-2 series, launched.
Defence Ministry denied Washington Post’s report that India had deployed Prithvi missile on Punjab border with Pakistan.