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On 16 October in South Asian history

ON 16 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 16, 2019

1868 : Denmark ends its involvement in India by selling the rights on the Nicobar Islands to the British
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danish_India

1905: The partition of Bengal by the British authorities causes high level unrest
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A029
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/16th-october-1905-the-provincial-state-of-bengal-was-partitioned

1942: A cyclone is the cause of 11,000 dead in Bengal

1948: Birth of Hema Malini, Indian Actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hema_Malini

1951: Assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first PM of Pakistan


http://www.thefridaytimes.com/tft/killing-liaquat-ali-khan/
http://www.countercurrents.org/ghazali180415.htm

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

1952: Death of Ghulam Bhik Nairang, Indian-Pakistani lawyer and poet, born Sptember 26, 1876
http://urduadab4u.blogspot.fr/2011/08/syed-ghulam-bhik-nairang-distinguished.html

1956: Birth of Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah, Bangladeshi poet, author, and playwright who died on June 21, 1992
http://www.poemhunter.com/rudra-mohammad-shahidullah/biography/

1974: Death of Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar, Carnatic musician, born on September 1, 1895
http://chembai.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chembai

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shrnT1qSRbE

1979: First official visit of Afghan president Babrak Karmal to  Moscow

1982: Birth of Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prithviraj_Sukumaran

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=if7W6GpMS6o

2003: Birth of Princess Kritika of Nepal, daughter of Crown Prince Paras
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Kritika_of_Nepal

2006: In Sri Lanka Tamil rebels ram a truck packed with explosives into a convoy of military buses, killing at least 103 people and wounding 150 more in one of the deadliest insurgent attacks since the 2002 cease-fire