1351: Mohammad Tughlaq Shah II died in Surat.
1602: Establishment of the United East India Company of the Netherlands.
1615: Birth of Dara Shikoh, eldest son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal.
1739: Nadir Shah captured the Delhi Sultanate. The peacocks stole the jewels of the throne.
1800: Alessandro Volta reports on the discovery of electric batteries.
1916: Publication of Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity.
1952: Tennis player Anand Amritraj was born.
1956: Tunisia gained independence from France.
1970: Constituent Assembly member and famous hockey player Jaipal Singh Munda has passed away.
2006: Afghanistan’s foreign minister has claimed that Osama bin Laden is in Pakistan.
2014: Writer journalist Khushwant Singh dies
2016: US President Barack Obama arrives in Cuba