On 1st January in South Asian history

ON 1st JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 1, 2019

1818: Battle of Koregaon between a small force of 500 men, mostly Mahar under the command of Capt. F. F. Staunton, against a large force of 20,000 horse and 8,000 infantry of Maratha Leader Peshwa Baji Rao II


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Koregaon
http://drambedkarbooks.com/2011/12/30/the-battle-of-bhima-koregaon/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baji_Rao_II

1877: Queen Victoria is proclaimed Empress of India

1892: Birth of Mahadev Desai, Indian activist, personnal secretary of Gandhi who died on August 15, 1942
http://www.mkgandhi.org/associates/Mahadev.htm
http://www.poemhunter.com/mahadev-desai/biography/

Gandhi and Mahadev

1894: Birth of Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian scientist who with Einstein discovered the Bose-Einstein condensate, who died on February 4, 1974
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/1st-january-1894-satyendra-nath-bose-indian-physicist-was-born
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/satyendra-nath-bose-5279.php

1904: Birth of Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician, 5th President of Pakistan who died on June 2, 1982
http://storyofpakistan.com/fazal-ilahi-chaudhry/

1906: British India officially adopts the Indian Standard Time
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Standard_Time

1914: Birth of Noor Inayat Khan, Indian Princess and member of the British Special Operation Executive agent, who died in Dachau concentration camp in September 1944
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/inayat_khan_noor.shtml

1940: Death of Panuganti Lakshiminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist, born on November 2, 1865, populary know as « Andhra Sakespeare
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panuganti_Lakshminarasimha_Rao

1941: Birth of Asrani, Indian actor and comedian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asrani_(actor)

1943: Birth of  Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, Indian scientist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raghunath_Anant_Mashelkar

1944: Birth of Zafarullah Khan Jamali, Pakistani politician
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P085

1948: Orissa province accedes to India

1948: Birth of Ashok Saraf, Marathi/Hindi actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashok_Saraf

1949: United Nations imposes a cease-fire between India and Pakistan to stop their war for Kashmir
https://www.onwar.com/aced/chrono/c1900s/yr40/fkashmir1947.htm

1951: Birth of Ashfaq Hussein, Urdu poet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashfaq_Hussain

1951: Birth of Nana Patekar, Indian film and stage actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nana_Patekar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDhWw6IrCuU

1965: Foundation of the People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan (communist) in Kabul
http://everything.explained.today/People’s_Democratic_Party_of_Afghanistan/

1973: Birth of Anwar Mansoor Mangrio, Sindhi poet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anwar_Mansoor_Mangrio

1973: Malaysian Prime Minister Abdul Razak sets up the National Front to replace the ruling Alliance Party

1975: Birth of  Sonali Bendre, Indian model and actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0007114/

1976: Birth of Vidya Balan, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vidya_Balan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bU22OIMtMqQ

1978: Birth of Paramahamsa Sri Nithyanandan,  Indian spiritualist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paramahamsa_Sri_Nithyananda

1980: Since Islam does not allow interest, the Pakistani president, Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, introduces a « Profit and Loss Sharing System » according to which an account holder was to share the loss and profit of the bank

1985: Birth of Remya Nambeesan, Indian film actress and dancer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remya_Nambeesan

1986: Birth of Vidya Balan, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vidya_Balan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iu18_rNpTA0

1998: Muhammad Rafiq Tarar is sworn in as Pakistan’s president
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/43645.stm

2001: The Indian great city Calcutta is renamed Kolkata

2004: In a vote of confidence, General Pervez Musharraf won 658 of 1,170 votes in the Electoral College of Pakistan as President until October 2007

2009: Sri Lanka troops, capture Paranthan,a key town from Tamil Tiger rebels after intense clashes. The fall of Paranthan, near the Tigers’ political capital Kilinochchi, has effectively cut off the rebels’ main supply line to several other strongholds
http://www.colombopage.com/archive_09/January144841CH.html

2010: A suicide car bomber detonates at a volleyball tournament in Lakki Marwat, Pakistan, killing 105 and injuring 100 more
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Lakki_Marwat_suicide_bombing



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