On this day:

1846: The saxophone is patented by Belgian musician Adolphe Sax

1894: The Natal Legislature plans to introduce the Indian Franchise Bill, South Africa

1967: Israel annexes East Jerusalem

Born on this day:

1712: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Swiss philosopher, polymath

1787: Harry Smith, English military commander and leader of British-Indian forces in Battle of Aliwal

1921: P.V. Narasimha Rao, Prime Minister of India (1991-96), born in Warangal District

Gone on this day:

1972: Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Indian scientist and applied statistician. His birthdate is celebrated annually as “National Statistics Day”

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