||The revolutionary Rajguru was born.
||The first ship of the East India Company, Hector, reached the coast of Surat.
||Calcutta city was established.
||VV Giri became the fourth President of India.
||Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed became the fifth President of India.
||Pakistan refused to consider the 8 prisoners of war captured by India during the Kargil operation as a prisoner of war.
||ITC Limited bought the third largest tobacco company in Kolkata, India.
||Social reformer Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar died.
||India beat England by four wickets in the Oval Cricket Test match to register their first win on the ground.