Sultan Murat II ends a vain siege of Constantinople.
Shahjahan fell ill. His four sons Dara Shikoh, Suja, Aurangzeb and Murad advanced towards Delhi to capture the throne.
Faced with a critical situation, De la Haye had to capitulate and surrender St Thome to the Dutch who allowed the Sultan of Golconda to re-occupy it.
John Dalton, English scientist who developed the atomic theory of matter, was born.
British Government supported Peshwa Raghunath Rao to re-conqure Pune.
The last British troops to serve in Austria are withdrawn.
Sarat Chandra Bose, freedom fighter, journalist and leader, was born.
Russia increases import duties on Indian and Ceylon tea in retaliation for British import policies in Moscow.
The luxury liner Lusitania leaves London for New York on her maiden voyage.
Indian government creates a new ministry of relief and rehabilitation of refugees.
Indian troops invade Lahore; Pakistan paratroopers raid Punjab.
Full scale warfare broke out all along the international border between West Pakistan and India.
Prasar Bharti’ bill passed in Parliament.
Telecom workers launch a nation-wide strike in protest against inadequate safeguards prior to the corporatisation of the department from October 1.