Rani Chainema fight with the Britishers at a ‘killa’ (fort) in Kitur.
Mirza Mohammad Ismile, Diwan of Mysore and Prime Minister of Hydrabad and Jaipur, was born.
Darashaw Nosherwan Wadia, a pioneer in Indian Geology, was born at Surat in Gujarat.
Khandubhai K. Desai, politician and social reformer, was born at Bulsar in Gujarat.
Gandhi resigns as leader of the All India Congress.
Netaji Subash Chandra Bose inaugurated the Rani Jhansi Brigade in Azad Hind Army and announced war against the British Empire.
Chinese military confrontation with India in Aksai Chin killed 17 Indian soldiers in a clash on the Kashmir border.
Sambamurthy Pichhu, famous musician of Madras, died.
Rajiv Gandhi went to New York for the 40th anniversary of the UN.
Following the arrest of its President L. K. Advani, who was leading a rathyathra to Ayodhya at Samasthipur in Bihar, BJP withdrew support to National Front Government.
The dissident ministers of Bangarappa government in Karnataka resign.
UPSC decides to introduce a new essay paper for the civil services examination.
Shankarsinh Waghela (Mahagujarat Janata party), new chief minister, sworn in at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
Amjad Ali Khan, sarod maestro, appointed UNICEF’s national ambassador for children.
I.K. Gujral, PM, leaves for Edinburgh to attend Commonwealth Heads of Govt. Meeting.
Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka set deadline upto 31st October for sandalwood smuggler Veerappan to surrender.
A Boeing 707 carrying Venezuela President Hugo Chavez and his entourage lands safely at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai following a suspected tyre burst.
The chargesheet in Bofors case is a legal triumph, said Mr. Advani. But Congress(I) calls it as a political vendetta.
V. P. Singh, former Prime Minister, tops the list of star witnesses in Bofors case.