Bangiya Mussalman Sahitya Samiti, a literary society of Bengali Muslims, was founded on this day. Several young Muslim writers, such as Mohammad Maniruzzaman Islamabadi, Mohammad Mozammel and Muhammad Shahidullah were part of it. Muhammad Shahidullah was appointed secretary. The society was inspired by Bangiya Sahitya Parishat. The main objectives of the society were the cultivation of Bengali writing, writing lives of pirs and encouraging Bengali Muslim writers.
Several conferences of the society were held in Kolkata, Two others were held in Chittagong and Basirhat, The society continued till the the 1940s.