On 17 July in South Asian history

1973-07-17 Mohammad Daoud

ON 17 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 17, 2019

1489 : Sikandar Lodi (Nizam Khan) is crowned Sultan of Delhi
http://www.historydiscussion.net/history-of-india/15-main-achievements-of-sikandar-lodis/2716

Sikandar Lodi

1941: Birth of Bharathiraja, Indian film director
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/bharathiraja/biography.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0707300/

1973: Afghan Premier, Sardar Mohammed Daoud Khan, seizes power from his cousin and brother-in-law, the king Zahir Shah  and establishes the Republic with him as president

1973-07-17 Mohammad Daoud
http://www.khaama.com/mohammad-daud-khan
https://www.rferl.org/a/1103837.html

1973: Afghan Premier, Sardar Mohammed Daoud Khan, seizes power from his cousin and brother-in-law, the king Zahir Shah  and establishes the Republic with him as president
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/yest/daoud.html
http://www.khaama.com/mohammad-daud-khan

1977: Birth of Lehmber Hussainpuri, Famous Indian Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lehmber_Hussainpuri

1996 : M. Karunanidhi, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, announces in the state assembly that the state capital of Madras would from then on be known as Chennai
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-17-1996-madras-came-to-be-known-as-chennai
http://madrastochennai.blogspot.fr/2006/09/meaning-of-madras.html

2009: Pakistani former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. is found not guilty of « hijacking » then army chief Pervez Musharraf’s plane, by not allowing it to land in October of 1999
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/jul/17/nawaz-sharif-hijack-conviction-overturned
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/5850595/Pakistan-opposition-leader-Nawaz-Sharif-cleared-of-hijacking-charge.html

2011: NATO hands over responsibility for security to local forces in the peaceful Afghan province of Bamiyan , in the first step of a gradual transition process due to be completed by 2014 and paving the way for foreign forces to return home

2014: Death of J. Sasikumar, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter, born on October 14, 1928
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-kerala/film-director-sasikumar-dead/article6223146.ece
http://movies.ndtv.com/regional/malayalam-film-director-j-sasikumar-dies-at-86-640913

2014: Heavily-armed Taliban militants attack the Kabul International Airport, firing rockets and occupying two unused buildings before they were gunned down by Afghan security forces
http://www.euronews.com/2014/07/17/afghan-forces-repel-taliban-attack-on-kabul-airport/

 



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