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On 23 July in South Asian history

 

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

ON 23 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 23, 2018

1839: During the First Afghan war, Battle of Ghuznee, won by the British and Indian forces
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/ghuznee.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ghazni
http://www.queensroyalsurreys.org.uk/1661to1966/affghan1839/affghan1839.shtml1

1839-07-23 Battle of Ghusnee

1856: Birth of Lokmanya Tilak, Indian freedom fighter, born on August 1, 1920
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/bal-gangadhar-tilak.html
http://adaniel.tripod.com/tilak.htm

1906: Birth of Chandrasekhar Azad, Indian revolutionary, who died on February 27, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandrasekhar_Azad

1925: Birth of Tajuddin Ahmad, first Prime Minister of Bangladesh, who died on November 3, 1975
http://www.tajuddinahmad.com/

1936: Birth of Shiv Kumar Batalvi, Punjabi revolutionary who died on May 7, 1973
http://sach-shivkumarbatalvi.blogspot.fr/2011/01/shiv-kumar-batalvi-biography.html

1973: Birth of Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor.
http://www.himesh-reshammiya.com/975: Birth of Surya Sivakumar, Tamil actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9oxwyjyuGc

1977: In Sri Lanka, J.R. Jayewardene, Prime Minister (up to February 1978) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._R._Jayawardene

1983: Beginning of Sri Lankan Civil War, with the killing of 13 Sri Lanka Army soldiers by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lankan_Civil_War
https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/2sp8ag/how_did_the_civil_war_in_sri_lanka_begin/

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

2004: Death of Mehmood, Indian actor, born on September 29, 1932
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mehmood-ali.html
http://www.gatewayforindia.com/entertainment/mehmood.htm

2007: Death of Mohammed Zahir Shah, last king of Afghanistan (1933-1973), born on October 15, 1914
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/24/world/asia/24shah.html

2011: In Sri Lanka, a political party that was closely linked with the defeated Tamil Tiger rebels has swept local council elections held in areas ravaged by the country’s 25-year civil war, amid reports of intimidation and vote-buying, officials said. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) won 20 local councils out of the 25 it contested in the ethnic Tamil-majority north and east
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/20117246364782608.html

2012: Death of Lakshmi Sahgal, Indian freedom fighter and politician, born on October 24, 1914
http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/freedom-fighter-captain-lakshmi-sahgal-dies-246468

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/captain-lakshmi-sahgal-1914-2012-a-life-of-struggle/article3672666.ece

2016 : Islamic State (IS) jihadists claims responsibility for twin explosions that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 80 people and wounding 231 others in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since 2001
http://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/1993817/islamic-state-bombings-kabul-kill-least-80-making-it-groups
http://www.euronews.com/2016/07/23/bloodshed-in-kabul-as-isil-murder-scores-of-minority-hazara
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36874570