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On 19 October in South Asian history

ON 19 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 19, 2019

1897: Birth of Salimuzzaman Giddiqui, Pakistani scientist, who died on April 14, 1994
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salimuzzaman_Siddiqui

1910: Birth of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-born physicist (Nobel Prize 1983) who died on August 21, 1995
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/1983/chandrasekhar/auto-biography/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/19th-october-1910-indian-american-nobel-laureate-s.-chandrasekhar-was-born

1920: Birth of Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian philosopher, who died on October 25, 2003
http://www.iloveindia.com/spirituality/gurus/pandurang-shastri-athavale.html
http://www.dadaji.net/

1950: The military of the People’s Republic of China take control of the town and the province of Chamdo, in eastern Tibet after the surrender of Tibetan leader Ngaboi Ngawang Jigme, governor of Chamdo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Tibet_(1950)
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/area/tibet-potomac/historical/taklha.html

1954: First ascent of Cho Oyu Mount in Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cho_Oyu

1956: Birth of Sunny Deol, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunny_Deol
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0219971/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6GPmdmNFdw

1962: Incidents between Indian and Chinese troops

1993: Benazir Bhutto, fired in 1990, is Prime Minister of Pakistan for the second time, until November 1996
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A085

2001: First US ground commandos actions in Afghanistan, called Operation Rhino
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2001-10-21/news/0110210074_1_special-forces-afghanistan-two-service-members
http://english.pravda.ru/news/russia/20-10-2001/35124-0/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Rhino

2003: Mother Teresa is beatified by Pope John Paul II
http://w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/homilies/2003/documents/hf_jp-ii_hom_20031019_mother-theresa.html

2009: Iran’s president accuses Pakistan of having links to the bombers who carried out a suicide attack on Sunday in the republic’s Sunni-majority southeast that left at least 42 people dead
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/10/2009101955217972717.html

2011: Death of Kakkanadan, Indian author, born on April 25, 1935
http://www.thehindu.com/arts/malayalam-writer-kakkanadan-dead/article2550870.ece

2011: First wave of French soldiers leave Afghanistan
http://www.france24.com/en/20111019-france-begins-troop-withdrawal-200-soldiers-head-home-afghanistan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakkanadan

2012: In a rare challenge to Pakistan’s powerful generals, the country’s Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the military should stop interfering in politics
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20121019-378696.html

2013: Death of one of the best playback singers in the Pakistani film industry, Zubaida Khanum; after suffering a fatal heart attack.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/music/news-and-interviews/Pakistan-playback-singer-Zubaida-Khanum-passes-away/articleshow/24433866.cms?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-24601883

2013: Police in the Maldives stop a presidential election from going ahead, plunging the country into fresh political uncertainty.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24591768
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/10/maldives-cancels-re-run-presidential-poll-2013101924449765987.html

2013: Death of K. Raghavan, Indian tabla player and composer, born on December 2, 1913 http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/K-Raghavan-a-rare-genius-Pinarayi/2013/10/20/article1845562.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Raghavan

2018: Bhutan voters opt for new party DNT to form government in its Third General Election
https://thewire.in/south-asia/bhutan-elections-druk-nyamrup-tshogpa-dnt
http://www.kuenselonline.com/bhutan-votes-for-change/