Tamil Nadu: Chennai
- 1968-12-25 42 Dalits are burned alive in Kilavenmani village, Tamil Nadu, India, a retaliation for a campaign for higher wages by Dalit labourers.
- 1988-03-30 Tamil Nadu beat Railways by inns & 144 to win Ranji Trophy
- 1992-03-31 Delhi beat Tamil Nadu on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
- 1996-03-31 Karnataka defeat Tamil Nadu on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy
- 1931-10-15 [Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen] Abdul Kalam, 11th President of India, born in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu (d. 2015)