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On 3 April in South Asian history

ON 3 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 3, 2019

78: Origin of Saka Era in India
http://www.indianetzone.com/21/the_saka_era_or_sakabda.htm

1680: Death of Shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire in 1674, born on 19 February 1627
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shivaji
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-history/shivaji.html

1781: Birth of Swaminarayan Indian religious leader, whodied on June 1, 1830
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swaminarayan

1914: Birth of Sam Manekshaw, Indian Field Marshal, who died on June 27, 2008
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/sam-manekshaw-5310.php
http://www.indiandefencereview.com/spotlights/sam-manekshaw-on-leadership-and-discipline/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/3-april-1914-sam-manekshaw-indian-army-chief-was-born

Sam Manekshaw

1929: Birth of Fazlur Rahman Khan, Bangladeshi American civil engineer known for his innovations in high-rise building constructions who died on 27 March 1982
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fazlur_Khan

1952: Birth of K. Krishnasamy, Indian politician and physician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Krishnasamy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIXvY3NqGdg&feature=youtube_gdata

1955: Birth of Hariharan, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hariharan_(singer)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0gDqUvceCY

1962: Birth of Jaya Prada, Indian Actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jayaprada
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0419685/bio

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXBgI13QnIc

1965: Birth of Nazia Hassan, first South Asian pop singer, who died on 13 August 2000 of lung cancer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazia_Hassan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7j74NECU6jQ

1973: Birth of Prabhu Deva,Indian dancer, choreographer, film actor and director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prabhu_Deva
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0222150/

1984: Sikh terrorists kill a member of the Indian Parliament in his home

2014: Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf narrowly escapes an assassination attempt as a bomb went off along a route on which his convoy was due to pass
http://www.france24.com/en/20140403-pakistan-musharraf-survives-assassination-attempt/

2016: Maldives police arrest 16 independent journalists while breaking up their demonstration against an alleged crackdown on freedom of speech in the politically troubled nation
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/04/maldives-police-arrest-reporters-press-freedom-rally-160403133751586.html

2017 : Legendary Indian singer Kishori Amonkar passed away at the age of 84
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/rip-kishori-amonkar-death-geet-gaya-patthharon-ne-drishti/1/920062.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-39487737