On 11 August in South Asian history

ON 11 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 11, 2019

1259: Death of Mongke Khan, Great Khan of the Mongol Empire (1251-1259)-, born in 1208
http://epicworldhistory.blogspot.fr/2012/10/mongke-khan-mongol-leader.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%B6ngke_Khan

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACwMH6lMc3M

1908: Death by hanging of Khudiram Bose, Indian Young freedom fighter, born on December 3, 1889
http://www.boldsky.com/pregnancy-parenting/kids/2008/khudiram-bose-biography-040808.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khudiram_Bose

1937: Birth of John Abraham, Indian film director, who died on May 31, 1987
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0008943/bio

1943: Birth of General Pervez Musharraf,  former President of Pakistan (2001-2008)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pervez_Musharraf
http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/frostovertheworld/2009/04/20094221113131148.html

1947: Muhammad Ali Jinnah gives a speech to the Constituent Assembly outlining his vision of Pakistan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Ali_Jinnah%27s_11th_August_Speech

1961: The former Portuguese territories in India of Dadra and Nagar Haveli are merged to create the Union Territory Dadra and Nagar Haveli
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11th-august-1961-the-former-portuguese-territories-of-dadra-and-nagar-haveli-were-merged-to-create-the-union-territory-of-dadra-and-nagar-haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

1974: Birth of Hadiqa Kiani, Pakistani singer-songwriter and model
http://hadiqakiani.net/bio.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvxG-pLGd9s

1985: Birth of Jacqueline Fernandez, Sri Lankan actress and model, Miss Sri Lanka Universe 2006 http://www.koimoi.com/actress/jacqueline-fernandez/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacqueline_Fernandez

1988: Al-Qaeda is formed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Qaeda

2003: NATO takes over command of the peacekeeping force in Afghanistan, marking its first major operation outside Europe in its 54-year-history

2012: Death of Bhadriraju Krishnamurti, Indian linguist and academic, born on June 19, 1928 http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-andhrapradesh/linguist-bhadriraju-krishnamurti-dead/article3756213.ece
http://news.webindia123.com/news/articles/India/20120811/2042304.html

2014: A report published by Amnesty International claims that at least 1,100 Afghan civilians lost their lives as a result of U.S. air strikes between the years 2009 and 2013. The report goes on to lambaste the U.S. military for never investigating the deaths or seeking to help those affected by them
http://www.aljazeera.com/humanrights/2014/08/amnesty-slams-us-over-afghan-civilian-deaths-2014810104926293848.html



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