1648 Construction of Red Fort at Delhi was completed.
1952 - Jawaharlal became Prime Minister after First Lok Sabha Elections.
1952 - Rajya Sabha's first sitting took place
1967 Zakir Hussain became third President of India
1994 Telecom sector opened to private sector
1996 Lok Sabha results announced. BJP with 161 seats emerged as the largest party.
1998 - Two more nuclear tests were done at Pokhran (Earliest tests were done on 11 May 1998)
2000 Laura Dutta became Miss Universe in Nicosia, capital of Cyprus
1857 Sir Ronald Ross
1905 - Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
1916 Vasudev Mahadev Salgaonkar (Industrialist)
1918 Balasaraswati (Bharata Natyam Dancer)
1969 - Asaduddin Owaisi - 2009 Lok Sabha Member
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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