On 24 August in South Asian history

ON 24 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 24, 2019

1608: The first English convoy lands at Surat, India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/24th-august-1608-the-first-representative-of-the-east-india-company-lands-in-surat

1690: Job Charnock of the East India Company establishes a factory in Calcutta (now Kolkota), an event considered by the British as the founding of the city.

1908: Birth of Shivaram Rajguru, Indian revolutionary, hanged on March 23, 1931

http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/shivaram-rajguru.html

Shivaram Rajguru

1918: Birth of Sikander Bakht, Governor of Kerala, who died on February 23, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikander_Bakht
http://www.milligazette.com/Archives/2004/01-15Apr04-Print-Edition/011504200486.htm

1925: Death of Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar, Indian scholar, born on July 6, 1837
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/72430.cms

1927: Birth of Anjali Devi, Indian actress and producer who died on January 13, 2014
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/anjali-devi-old-tamil-actress/biography.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0222432/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHa71KRLXqY

1965: Indian troops cross again the border of the Pakistani Kashmir. Violent fighting with Pakistani forces

1969: V.V Giri becomes the fourth President of India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V._V._Giri

1974: Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed is sworn in as the new president of India, up to his death on February 11, 1977
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://pastpresidentsofindia.indiapress.org/ahmed.html

1981: The pro-Soviet Kabul accepts three-party talks with Iran and Pakistan

1984: In the Afghan conflict, the indirect talks resume at Geneva (will be break off on August 30)



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