1848 – Saint Gheevarghese Mar Gregorios of Parumala, Syrian religious figure and the first canonized saint of the Oriental Orthodox Churches from India was born in Mulanthuruthy, Kerela.

Lakshmi Mittal

1947 – The Indian Independence Act was passed in The British House Of Commons.
1950 – Lakshmi Mittal, Indian Steel tycoon and the 5th richest man in the world and 55th most powerful person on the planet (according to Forbes) was born.