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On 26 August in South Asian history

ON 26 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 26, 2019

1303: Alauddin Khilji captures Chittorgarh (now in Rajasthan)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/26th-august-1303-alauddin-khilji-of-the-khilji-dynasty-captures-chittorgarh
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alauddin_Khilji

Alauddin Khilji

1891: Birth of Acharya Chatursen Shastri, Indian author who died on February 2, 1960
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/acharya_chatursen_shastri-profile-5707-25.htm
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Acharya+Chatursen+Shastri

1910: Birth of Mother Teresa (Agnes Ganxha Bojaxhiu), Nobel Peace Prize 1979, who died on September 5, 1997
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1979/teresa-bio.html
http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1655636,00.html

1925: Birth of Sangharakshita, Buddhist Philosopher, Founder of the Western Buddhist Order
http://www.sangharakshita.org/

1960: Signature of a treaty of amity between China and Afghanistan

1978: Birth of Raja Kashif, Pakistani singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raja_Kashif

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7qwwc_raja-kashif-feat-alka-yagnik-haseen_music

1996 : Death of Khalida Riyasat, Pakistani actress, born on January 1, 1953
http://www.dawn.com/news/1127903/the-unforgettable-khalida-riyasat

2006: In Pakistan,  Nawab Akbar Bugti, historic chief of Baluchistan rebels is killed in a military operation
http://storyofpakistan.com/nawab-akbar-khan-bugti/
http://www.dawn.com/news/207726/bugti-killed-in-operation-six-officers-among-21-security-personnel-dead

2012: Death of A. K. Hangal, Indian actor, born of February 1, 1914

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article3823957.ece

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rNRAnoq_2I

2017: Pakistan’s population tops 208 million, census shows
http://eurasiadiary.com/en/news/society/181473-pakistans-population-tops-207-million-census-shows
http://nation.com.pk/national/26-Aug-2017/pakistan-population-soars-to-208-million