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On 22 January in South Asian history

ON 22 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 22, 2019

1258: Hulagu Khan , after severely beating the army of the caliphate, besieges Baghdad
http://historyofislam.com/contents/the-post-mongol-period/the-fall-of-baghdad/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hulagu_Khan

1666: Death of of Shah Jahan, ruler of the Mughal Empire (1628-1658) who build the Taj Mahal, born on January 5, 1592
http://www.islamicart.com/library/empires/india/shahjahan.html
http://www.edwebproject.org/india/shahjehan.html

1760: French General Thomas Arthur  Lally-Tollendal, defeated in the Wandiwash Battle by the British is besieged in Pondicherry. After a long resistence, he will capitulate on January 16, 1761
http://www.historynet.com/seven-years-war-battle-of-wandiwash.htm
http://philbancients.blogspot.fr/2012/04/battle-of-wandiwash-famous-battles-you.html

1760-01-22 Battle of Wandiwash

1849: During the Second Anglo-Sikh War, The Siege of Multan ends after nine months when the last Sikh defenders of Multan, Punjab, surrender
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Multan
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22-january-1849-the-siege-of-multan-ended-in-second-anglo-sikh-war


1849  Siège of Multan

1916: Birth of Harilal Upadhyay, Gujarati author, poet, astrologist, who died on Juanary 15,  1994
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harilal_Upadhyay

1934: Birth of Vijay Anand, Indian film director who died on February 23, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijay_Anand

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gE145s_7mI

1972: Birth of Namrata Shirodkar, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namrata_Shirodkar

1980: Birth of Subhash Ram Prajapati, Nepalese Writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subhash_Ram_Prajapati

1981: Death of Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist, born on November 20, 1903
https://www.pakpedia.pk/ishtiaq-hussain-qureshi

1986: Three Sikh who assassinated Indira Gandhi are condemned to death penalty
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1665&dat=19860123&id=r6ojAAAAIBAJ&sjid=LyQEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6749,4495905
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-01-23/news/mn-27947_1_indira-gandhi

1999: Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons are burned alive by radical Hindus while sleeping in their car in Eastern India
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/staines-killing-murder-of-australian-missionary-and-his-two-sons-in-orissa-shocks-india/1/253086.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Staines
http://www.rediff.com/news/1999/jan/23oris.htm

2014: Death of Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Indian actor and producer, born on September 23, 1924
http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/legendary-telugu-actor-akkineni-nageswara-rao-dies-of-cancer/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akkineni_Nageswara_Rao

Akkineni Nageswara Rao