On 18 May in South Asian history

ON 18 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 18, 2019

1912: The first Indian film, Shree Pundalik by Dadasaheb Torne is released in Mumbai


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shree_Pundalik
http://www.marathisanmaan.com/historical-heroes/dadasaheb-torne
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18-may-1912-shree-pundalik-the-first-indian-film-was-released

1913: Birth of Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, 6th president on India (1977-1982) who died on 1st June 1996
http://pastpresidentsofindia.indiapress.org/reddy.html

1933: Birth of Deve Gowda, Indian prime minister from June 1, 1996 to April 21, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._D._Deve_Gowda

1974: India detonates its first nuclear weapon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/india-joins-the-nuclear-club
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smiling_Buddha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ndcH8b3mfo

2006: In Nepal, the parliament, which has been restore, passes a law curtailing the power of the monarchy, making Nepal a secular country

2009: The leader of the Tamil Tiger rebels, Velupillai Prabhakaran, is dead, the Sri Lankan military has said. May 18 will be proclaimed “Victory Day”
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8055015.stm

2012: Death of Jai Gurudev, Indian religious leader, born in 1895
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Chief-minister-condoles-demise-of-Baba-Jai-Gurudev/articleshow/13310149.cms
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jai_Gurudev


Holidays and observances

Sri Lanka: Victory Day



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