||The famous heroine of Indian films Saira Banu was born.
||Vallabhbhai Patel was appointed as the Deputy Prime Minister of the country.
||Bombay's Shambhu Apashane won the longest typing marathon by winning a world record.
||The country's first cellular phone was commercially introduced in Calcutta.
||Scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences discovered the origin of the Brahmaputra and Indus rivers and completed a comprehensive satellite study of the length of their route.
||The world's largest frog (3.3 kg) was caught.
||The Government of Uttar Pradesh nominated 16 members in the State Women's Commission in 2008.