|Nizam accepted British supremacy and Smith Col. signed peace treaty with the Nizam.
|The Third Mysore War ended in Tipu Sultan's signing of Peace Treaty dictated by Lord Cornwallis & surrendering his two sons, Abdul Khaliq & Maiz - Uddin. This is known as Treaty of Seringapatam.
|Narendranath Sen, famous journalist, was born.
|Saint Gadgebaba, great modern saint of Maharashtra, was born.
|Maharaj Kumar Raghubir Sinh, famous Hindi writer and historian, was born.
|The N. W. Frontier province is created.
|Some 300,000 Indians joined in anti-British demonstrations today in the wake of yesterday's violent riots in the city of Bombay. Indian Navy rebels. A day of terror and rebellion saw Indian Navy members turn against their British officers firing machine guns.
|Employees Provident Fund Bill and Miscellaneous Provision Act passed in the Lok Sabha.
|Union government sets up an Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) formed by the Department of Atomic Energy and work on Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) started.
|The Cholera Research Centre was established at Calcutta (renamed as the National Institute of Cholera & Enteric Diseases in 1979).
|Madhubala, famous Hindi film actress, passed away.
|Prakash Padukone becomes the first Indian to win All-England Badminton Championship.
|5-member Ministry headed by R. K. Ranbir Singh in Manipur elected.
|Jnanpith Award was given to Sitakant Mahapatra (Oriya).
|India complete a 3-0 series drubbing of England.
|Noted Hindi poet Naresh Mehta wins Gyanpith Award.
|Pre-budget Economic Survey proposes closure of sick PSE and rationalisation of tax and interests rates.
|India rebuts Pak charges on Kashmir in the 53-nation UN Commission on Human Rights.
|North-Eastern Development Finance Corporation inaugurated.
|176 people dead and 500 injured in a major fire at a religious congregation in Baripada, Orissa.
|Successful test firing of the 250-km version of the Prithvi missile.
|Justice J. S. Verma appointed Chief Justice of India.
|Raman Lamba, former Indian Test cricketer, passed away in Dhaka, three days after being hit on the head while close-in fielding.
|BJP leader Ranjit Yadav was shot dead in Sahibganj district.
|Ramdeo Singh, freedom fighter, is shot dead at Salaunchak village in Bihar.
|The Samajwadi Party candidate for the Motihari Lok Sabha seat, Mr. Devendra Nath Dubey, is shot dead at Baniarpur in Patna.