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On 3 May in South Asian history

ON 3 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 3, 2019

1896: Birth of V. K. Krishna Menon, Indian politician, Minister of Defence for India who died on October 6, 1974
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/v-k-krishna-menon-5330.php
http://maddy06.blogspot.fr/2006/11/vk-krishna-menon-1896-1974-undiplomatic.html
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/vengalil-krishnan-krishna-menon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ujuCm8D40o

1913: Raja Harishchandra the first full-length Indian feature film was released, marking the beginning of the Indian film industry
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raja_Harishchandra
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/3-may-1913-raja-harishchandra-the-first-full-length-indian-feature-film-was-released

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waNH9-lqqQo

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeTnbEnjh64

1919: Amanullah Khan, the new king of Afghanistan, launches a surprise attack against the British in India, beginning the third Anglo-Afghan war
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Afghan_War
http://www.zum.de/whkmla/military/betwwars/afghanwar3.html

1939: The All India Forward Bloc is formed by Nataji Subhas Chandra Bose
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_India_Forward_Bloc
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/bose.htm

1945: Indian forces capture Rangoon, Burma, from the Japanese


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Dracula
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/race_rangoon_1945.htm
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675037608_British-Indian-50th-Parachute-Division_Tiger-Head-Division_flag-of-Burma_Allied-victories

1959: Birth of Uma Bharati, Indian politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uma_Bharati

1966: Birth of Firdous Bamji, Indian-American actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0051479/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firdous_Bamji

1969: Death of Dr Zakir Husain, 3rd president  of India, while in office since 13 May 1967, born on 8 February 1897
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/12.html

1981: Birth of Nargis, Indian actress, born on June 1, 1929
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nargis
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2003/oct/20dutt.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8hi1VqSqlc

1986: A bomb explodes on an Air Lanka passenger jet at Colombo Airport, leaving 21 dead and 41 injured
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/3/newsid_2481000/2481291.stm

2006: Death of Pramod Mahajan, Indian politician, shot on 22 April by his brother, born on 30 October 1949
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4933102.stm

2009: Death of Ram Shewalkar, Indian Marathi writer, born on March 2, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ram_Balkrushna_Shewalkar
http://www.mid-day.com/news/2009/may/030509-ram-shewalkar-dies-of-cardiac-arest.htm
http://chaitanyaworld.blogspot.com/2007/12/for-prof-ram-shewalkar-life-is-like.html

Ram Shewalkar

2015 : The Foreign Ministry of Qatar confirms that Doha is hosting peace talks between Afghan officials and Taliban representatives in order to end the war in Afghanistan
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/04/world/asia/afghan-and-taliban-representatives-meet-in-qatar.html?ref=asia&_r=0