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On 10 January in South Asian history

ON 10 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 10, 2018

1692: Death of Job Charnock, a servant and administrator of the English East India Company, traditionally regarded as the founder of the city of Calcutta, born in 1630
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Job_Charnock

1911: Birth of Binod Bihari Chowdhury, Bangladeshi activist, who died on April 10, 2013
http://archive.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=121568
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binod_Bihari_Chowdhury

1930 : Birth of Basu Chatterjee, Indian film director
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basu_Chatterjee

1940: Birth of K.J. Yesudas, Indian playback singer and classical musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._J._Yesudas


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ycykz61mCs

1949: Birth of Allu Aravind, Indian film Producer
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/allu-aravind/biography.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allu_Aravind

1963: Sri Lanka Premier,  Ms Bandaranaike, in China up to January 15. She is in charge of a good-will mission between India and China
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&ved=0ahUKEwifqpmmoJ3KAhUB1BoKHfKUD64QFggoMAE&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdigitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org%2Fdocument%2F114792.pdf%3Fv%3Dd41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e&usg=AFQjCNH_LeNq16dO0wSkousAfjazu6e_Qg&sig2=83Bi0kfMUGDH7tJuaq3r2Q

1963-01 Bandaranaike et Mao

1966: Indian Premier Lal Bahadur Shastri and Pakistani President Ayub Khan, sign the Tashken Declaration to bring peace between their two countries after the cease-fire signed on 23 September 1965


http://www.stimson.org/research-pages/tashkent-declaration/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tashkent_Declaration

1966: Birth of Murali Nair, Indian film director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0619763/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murali_Nair

1972: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman comes back to Dakha and becomes head of the government
http://www.thedailystar.net/the-return-of-bangabandhu-6167

https://youtu.be/poPZ_hqACxk

1974: Birth of Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor
http://www.hrithikrules.com/profile.php
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/10-january-1974-hrithik-roshan-indian-film-star-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aZSHRqOKZE

1984: Benazir Bhutto, the leader of the Pakistan People’s Party, is freed from prison by the nation’s military leader, General Mohammed Zia-ul-Haq. Bhutto is the daughter of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the former prime minister of Pakistan who was executed after General Zia took power in a military coup in 1977

1997: Tamil rebels attack a military base in Sri Lanka. 200 soldiers and 140 rebels are killed

2008: After serious setbacks in recent months, LTTE said they are prepared to fully implement the terms of 2002 ceasefire
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7180761.stm

2011: Death of Vivek Shauq, Indian actor, born on June 21, 1963
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/Vivek-Shauq-dies-of-cardiac-arrest/articleshow/7258010.cms

 

On 8 January in Korean history

ON 8 JANUARY IN KOREAN HISTORY

647: Death of Seon Deok, Qeen of Silla kingdom (Korea), born in 606
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Seondeok_of_Silla
http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/heroine7.html
http://koreanhistory.info/Shilla.htm

1933: Birth of Ko Un, Korean poet
http://www.koun.co.kr/

1977: Birth of Lee Yoo-jin (Yu-jin), Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Yoo-jin
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4543o_lee-dong-wook-kim-eugene-interview_music

1982: Birth of Kim Jong-un, youngest son of Kim Jong-il and current leader of North Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Jong-un
http://www.biography.com/people/kim-jong-un-21125351
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/11526831/Kim-Jong-un-was-child-prodigy-who-could-drive-at-age-of-three-claims-North-Korean-school-curriculum.html

2017: A South Korean monk set himself on fire to protest the government’s deal with Japan on compensation for wartime sex slaves
http://www.dw.com/en/south-korean-monk-self-immolates-over-comfort-women-deal/a-37053930
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2060309/south-korean-self-immolates-over-comfort-women-deal-japan-pm-abe

 

Holidays and observances

North Korea: Kim Jong-un’s Birthday