Akbar’s Vajir-E-Ajam ‘Bairam Khan’ was assassinated at Patan, Gujarat by an Afghan assassin Mubarak Khan Lohani ( whose father was slain by Bairam Khan) in the battle of Machhiwara.
US President Harry S. Truman announced his decision to develop a super bomb – Hydrogen Bomb – with a massive fund.
You may read about the story of the development of hydrogen bomb.
Milkha Singh at Lahore sets record for 200m in 20.7s.
Under the 52nd Constitutional Amendment, Anti-Defector Bill was passed unanimously in Lok Sabha. This avoided the Representatives of People to switch over political parties.
INS Vikrant, Indian Navy’s first aircraft carrier, de-commissioned.