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On 13 January in South Asian history

ON 13 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 13, 2019

1666: French traveller Jean-Baptiste Tavernier arrives to Dhaka and meets the governor Shaista Khan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaista_Khan

1842: Dr William Brydon, a surgeon in the British Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, becomes famous for being the sole survivor of an army of 16,500 when he reaches the safety of a Garrison in Jalalabad
http://www.mapsofworld.com/on-this-day/january-13-1842-dr.-william-brydon-survivor-of-the-massacre-of-elphinstones-army-reaches-jalalabad 
http://www.khyber.org/publications/011-015/brydonreport.shtml
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sole-british-soldier-escapes-kabul

1849: During the Second Sikh War, battle of Chillianwallah
https://www.britishbattles.com/second-sikh-war/battle-of-chillianwallah/

1849-01-13 Battle of Chillianwallah

1926: Birth of Shakti Samanta, Indian director and producer who died on April 9, 2009
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/13-january-1926-shakti-samanta-film-director-was-born
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakti_Samanta

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bd65JMx_l30

1938: Birth of Shivkumar Sharma, Indian santoor player and composer
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-music/classical-singers/shivkumar-sharma.html
http://www.santoor.com/

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

1948: Birth of Gaj Singh, Maharaja of  Jodhpur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaj_Singh

1949: Birth of Rakesh Sharma, first Indian and 138th man to visit space
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/miscellaneous/rakesh-sharma.html


1964: Hindu-Muslim rioting breaks out in the Indian city of Calcutta resulting in the deaths of more than 100 people
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/13/newsid_4098000/4098363.stm

1968: Birth of Chara, Japanese singer and actress
http://www.lastfm.fr/music/Chara

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rraaz68uJAY

1978:  Birth of Ashmit Patel, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashmit_Patel
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1483377/

1983: Birth of Imran Khan, Indian actor
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/imran-khan/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEr2koV2s8k

1985: Madan Puri, Hindi and Punjabi film actor, passed away. Born in 1915
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/amrish-puri/biography.html

2008: Manmohan Singh is doing the first Indian Prime Minister visit to China since five years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7185620.stm

2013: Death of Balagangadharanatha Swamiji, Indian religious leader, born on January 15, 1945
http://samvada.org/2013/news/balagangadharanath-swamiji-of-adichunchanagiri-mutt-passes-away-in-bangalore/
http://www.oneindia.com/2013/01/14/karnataka-mutt-head-balagangadhara-passes-away-1130604.html

2014: Death of Anjali Devi, Indian actress and producer, born on August 24, 1927 http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/veteran-actor-anjali-devi-dead/article5574548.ece
http://www.filmibeat.com/telugu/news/2014/legendary-telugu-actress-anjali-devi-died-86-129551.html#slidemore-slideshow-1

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U10Ba94SKvk