HISTORY TODAY

 1962-After a month of fighting along its border with India, China declared a unilateral ceasefire, bringing to an end the Sino-Indian War.

 2016-India celebrates 50th anniversary of IR8, rice variety specially bred that saved much of Asia from famine.

 1968-Ajaz Ahmad Khan popularly, Indian politician and was a member of the 10th, 11th and 12th Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly from Gool Arnas constituency.

 1987-Tej Pratap Singh Yadav, Indian politician who was a Member of Parliament in the Indian Lok Sabha.

 1991-Tiruppur Subrahmanya Avinashilingam Chettiar was an Indian lawyer, politician, freedom- fighter and Gandhian.

 1941-Anandiben Mafatbhai Patel, Indian politician serving as the 28th and current Governor of Uttar Pradesh.

 1926-Prem Nath was an Indian actor and director who was best known for his works in Hindi films.

 1948-Raman Parimala, Indian mathematician known for her contributions to algebra.

 1985-Ramnath Baburao Kenny was an Indian crick- eter who played in 5 Tests from 1958 to 1960.