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On 26 December in South Asian history

ON 26 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 26, 2018

1530: Death of Babur, Emperor of the Mogul empire, born on February 14, 1483
http://www.iloveindia.com/history/medieval-india/mughal-empire/babar.html
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A011

1666: Birth of Guru Gobind Singh, tenth Guru of Sikhism who died on October 21, 1708
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Guru_Gobind_Singh

1754: French representative Charles Godeheu signs the Treaty of Pondicherry by which France will withdraw from the territory it took in the Indian sub-continent
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Godeheu

1899: Birth of Udham Singh, Indian activist, hanged on July 31, 1940
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/udhams.html
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Udham_Singh

1925: The Communist Party of India is founded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communist_Party_of_India

1938: Birth of Alamgir Kabir, Bangladeshi film director who died on January 20, 1989
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alamgir_Kabir

1960: In India, birth of Mother Meera, born Kamala Reddy, who is believed by her devotees to be an embodiment (avatar) of the Divine Mother (Shakti)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Meera

1962: Birth of Marina Khan, Pakistani actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marina_Khan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jmu6e3xSkHc

1976: The Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist-Leninist) is founded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communist_Party_of_Nepal_(Marxist%E2%80%93Leninist)

1978: In India, Indira Gandhi, arrested on December 19, is freed
http://www.indiragandhi.com/

1979: Soviet Special forces troops take over presidential place in Kabul, Afghanistan

1981: Death of Savithri, Indian actress, born on December 6, 1937
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savitri_(actress)
http://www.abhinethri.com/vinsavitri01.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDWHo03Q_2A

1990: Iranian leader upholds Indian writer Rushdie fatwa
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/26/newsid_2542000/2542873.stm

1994: Death of Parveen Shakir, Pakistani Woman Poet, born on November 24, 1952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parveen_Shakir

1999: Death of Shankar Dayal Sharma, President of India (1992-1997), born on August 19, 1918
http://www.whereincity.com/india/great-indians/presidents/shankar-dayal.php

2004: A tsunami in Sumatra island make 225,000 people died, mainly in Aceh (Indonesia) but also in Sri Lanka, Thailand, India, the Maldives
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/26/newsid_4631000/4631713.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tsunami-devastates-indian-ocean-coast
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/26th-december-2004-tsunami-in-the-indian-ocean-killed-thousands


banda aceh tsunami par zoulou83
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xfdr4_banda-aceh-tsunami

2006: Death of Munir Niazi, Pakistani poet, born on April 19, 1928
http://www.poemhunter.com/munir-niazi/biography/
http://www.in.com/munir-niazi/biography-203223.html

2016 : India successfully test fires Agni-5 nuclear capable missile
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/india-test-fires-nuclear-capable-agni-v-missile-1.1952048
http://zeenews.india.com/news/videos/top-stories/india-successfully-test-fires-nuclear-capable-agni-v_1961837.html