The Mughal army entered Srinagar where ‘Khutbah’ was being recited in the name of the emperor.
Guru Govind Singh, tenth and the last Sikh Guru, was assassinated.
40 feet waves sink 20,000 small craft & kill 300,000 (Bengal, India).
Begam Akhtar, famous gazal singer, was born.
Mahatma Gandhij started publication of ‘Navjeevan’ newspaper.
East Germany, the German Democratic Republic, is formed.
Mother Teresa, started Missionaries of Charity, in Calcutta.
Chandigarh became the capital of Punjab.
The Supreme Court rejected private management’s plea for 50\% quota in private professional colleges.
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Central government women employees to get 135 days’ maternity leave and men to get 15 days’ paternity leave.
WWF-India bags the first Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Conservation Award.