- Andhra Pradesh‘s Minister for Irrigation demanded Rs.13,113.76 crore for major, medium and minor irrigation in the State.
- Anusuiya Uikey, a Senior tribal BJP leader from Madhya Pradesh, was appointed as the Governor of Chhattisgarh.
- Assam‘s Hima Das, the Indian Sprinter, won gold in the 200m event at a Tabor Athletics Meet in Czech Republic on 17 July.
21st July 1983, The world‘s lowest temperature in an inhabited location is recorded at Vostok Station, Antarctica at −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F).
Vostok Station is a Russian (formerly Soviet) research station in inland Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica.
Ernest Miller Hemingway (21 July 1899 – 2 July 1961) was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist.
His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction , while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations.
- 1956 Born : Michael Connelly, American crime fiction writer whose best known characters are Mickey Haller and Hieronymus ‘Harry‘ Bosch.
- 1954 The Geneva accords were issued, following the Geneva Conference. These agreements temporarily separated Vietnam into two zones.