On 9 April in South Asian history

ON 9 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 9, 2019

1241: Battle of Liegnitz. Mongols armies defeat Poles and Germans
http://www.historynet.com/mongol-invasions-battle-of-liegnitz.htm

1783: Tippu Sahib drives out English from Bednore, India
http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/bitstream/10603/181671/11/11-chapter%208.pdf

1883: Birth of Mohammed Nadir Shah, king of Afghanistan, assassinated on November 8, 1933
http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/mohammad-nader-shah-king-of-afghanistan

1893: Birth of Rahul Sankrityayan, Indian historian and author who died on April 14, 1963
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/rahul-sankrityayan.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rahul_Sankrityayan

Rahul Sankrityayan

1942: Japanese Navy launches air raid on Trincomalee, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). The British aircraft carrier HMS Hermes, and Australian warship HMAS Vampire are sunk
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Ocean_raid

1942-04-09nTrincomalee hms-hermes

1948: Birth of Jaya Bachchan, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaya_Bachchan
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9-april-1948-jaya-bachchan-indian-actress-and-politician-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9aPbNAbUZo

1965: India and Pakistan engage in border fighting

2001: In Pakistan, hundreds of thousands fundamentalists get together in Peshawar to condemn USA politics in the country

 



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