1824 : Bengali poet Micheal Madhusudan Dutta was born.
Keshab Chandra Sen introduced Nababidhan to modernise Bramho Samaj.
1954 : Manabendra Nath Roy (alias Narendra Nath Bhattacharya) died.
1971 : Himachal Pradesh became full-fledged State of Indian Union.
1980 : Civil honours of Government of India, like Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, etc. were reintroduced after they were withdrawn on August 8, 1977.
1980 : Mother Teresa was awarded the civil decoration 'Bharat Ratna'.
1983 : Vinoba Bhave was posthumously awarded 'Bharat Ratna'.
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