|Sambhaji, son of Maratha ruler Shivaji, died due to imprisonment and torture by Mughal ruler Aurangzeb.
|Maratha Peshwa Bajirao Pratham defeated the Mughal governors of the Deccan, Qamar-ud-din Khan, Asif Yah, Nizam-ul-Mulk in the Battle of Palkhed.
|The first edition of Henry Fildings "Tom Jones" was published.
|Pope Clement XIII allowed the Bible to be translated into various languages.
|King Takasin became the king of Thailand and made Thonburi his capital.
|John Wesley appointed ministers for the Methodist Church in the United States.
|Patriots leader Robert Nelson declared independence of Lower Canada today (Quebec),
|The United States Congress approved the takeover of Texas.
|The University of Utah opened in Salt Lake City Utah.
|The Republican Party was formally organized in Rick.
|Colorado was established as a territory of the United States.
|In one of the longest cases ever heard in an English court, the defendant was convicted of perjury for attempting to assume the identity of the heir to the Tichborne baronetcy.
|Ranavalona III, the last sovereign ruler of the Kingdom of Madagascar, was deposed by a French military force.
|An earthquake in Messina, Italy, killed about 80 people.
|In the aftermath of the Balkan Wars, Greeks living in southern Albania proclaimed the Autonomous Republic of Northern Epirus.
|Cv Raman invented the Raman effect for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize.
|Dhirubhai Ambani, founder of business giant Reliance Industries, was born.
|Working with polyamides to developing a new viable fiber for the chemical company DuPont, American chemist Wallace Carothers invented nylon.
|Robert Sullivan became the first pilot to fly over the Atlantic Ocean a hundred times.
|The Peak District' became Britain's first national park.
|Japanese police stormed a mountain lodge near Karuizawa, Naganoprefecture, to end a ten-day siege by members of the paramilitary groupUnited Red Army.
|U.S. President Richard Nixon's visit to the People's Republicof China concluded with the two countries issuing the ShanghaiCommuniqué, pledging to work toward the full normalization ofdiplomatic relations.
|A 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Pakistan killed 5200.
|In London an underground train failed to stop at Moorgateterminus station and crashed into the end of the tunnel, killing 43people.
|Adobe systems were established.
|The Troubles-The Provisional Irish Republican Army launched amortar attack on a Royal Ulster Constabulary station in Corry Square,Newry, Northern Ireland, killing nine.
|Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was assassinated by a lone gunman in Stockholm while walking home from a movie theatre with his wife Lisbet Palme.
|The 40-day war in the Persian Gulf declared a ceasefire by the then US President George Bush Sr.
|International Airport of Denver opened.
|38th Grammy Awards was held. Jagged Little Piill and Alanis Mouisette were the winners.
|Smokers must prove that they are above 18 years, only then they will be allowed to purchase cigarettes in US.
|In what has been has viewed as a 'postmodern coup', the Turkish Military leadership issued a memorandum that eventually precipitated the retirement of Turkish Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan.
|Vancouver Canucks Messies became the 9th NHLen to get 1600 points.
|A high-speed train accident occurred at Great Heck near Selby,North Yorkshire, England, killing ten passengers and injuring 82 others.
|United Nations chief weapons inspector Hans Blik said that there was no evidence that Iraq had any weapons of mass destruction.
|In the United States, it was decided to deploy Sky Marshal ie security guard in some British aircraft.
|Gigli won the 24th Golden Raspberry Award.
|A truck bombing in Baghdad, Iraq, killed 135 people and injured 339 others.
|Egypt announced the discovery of a granite lead from statue of Tutankhamun’s grandfather, Amenhotep III. It was buried at a temple in Lukor.
|The last surviving Veteran of the World war I, Franc Buckels died in Charles town, West Virginia at the age of 110.
|IBM announced that it is on the way of creating the world’s first quantum computer.
|Scientists identify genetic links between several psychiatric disorders. This disorders included ADHD Bipolar disorder, autism, depression, etc.
|The Aam Aadmi Party formed the government in Delhi with the support of the Congress.
|Rebel leader Liu Bang was enthroned as Emperor Gaozu of Hanafter overthrowing the Qin dynasty, the first imperial dynasty of China.
|40 killed and 100 kidnapped by Indians attacked at Deerfield Mass.
|The first session of the Indian National Congress took place in Bombay, in which 72 delegates attended.
|USS Indiana, the lead ship of her class and the first battleship in the United States Navy comparable to foreign battleships of the time, was launched.
|Vande Mataram was sung for the first time at the Calcutta session of the Indian National Congress.
|Indian physicist C. V. Raman and his colleagues discovered what is now called the Raman effect, for which he later became the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize in Physics.
|The first President of India, Rajendra Prasad died.
|During the 2002 Gujarat violence in India, mobs of Hindusattacked Muslims in Naroda Patiya and Chamanpura, resulting in 166deaths.
|Indian automakers Mahindra & Mahindra began selling the e20, an electric car, in Bhutan. It costs about $ 11,300. Vehicle exhaust caused air pollution problems in Bhutan. This threatened the country’s tourist dependence.