1757 Calcutta was captured by Robert Clive
1899 - Monks - Disciples of Rama Krishna Parama Hamsa started residing at Belur Math
January 1805 Battle of Bhurtpur Marathas successfully defended East India Company assault
January 1779 Battle Wargaom East India company force under Colonel Cockburn retreating from Poona was attacked by Mahadaji Scindia.
17 January 1941 Subhash Chandra Bose escaped from India; reached Berlin (Mar 28).
Republic Day of India
30 January 1948 Mahatma Gandhi was shot dead.