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On 4 May in South Asian history

1799-05-04 siege of Seringapatam

ON 4 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 4, 2019

1506: Death of Husayn Bayqarah, ruler of Herat, born in 1438
http://dynastology.blogspot.fr/2012/05/may-4-husayn-bayqarah-sultan-of.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_Husayn_Mirza_Bayqara

1649: Birth of Maharaja Chhatrasal, who died on December 20, 1731
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maharaja_Chhatrasal

1767: Birth of Tyagaraja, composer of Indian classical Carnatic music, who died on 6 January 1847
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyagaraja
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/4-may-1767-tyagaraja-carnatic-music-composer-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUdls4HJ6Wo

1799: During the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War, the siege of Seringapatam ends when the city is invaded and Tipu Sultan killed by the besieging British army, under the command of General George Harris.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Seringapatam_(1799)
http://remembering-history.blogspot.fr/2014/07/the-siege-of-seringapatam-1799.html
http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/tipu-sultan-killed-seringapatam

1799-05-04 siege of Seringapatam

1905: Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 370,000

1930: Mahatma Gandhi is arrested by the British

1945: Birth of Narasimhan Ram, Indian journalist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narasimhan_Ram

1983: Birth of Thrisha Krisnan, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisha_Krishnan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAvhQGtf8yQ

1986: President Babrak Karmal resigns as leader of the Peoples Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) and is replaced by Mohammad Najibullah
https://fr.scribd.com/document/215896944/Karmal-Resigns
http://www.nndb.com/people/908/000112572/

2009: Nepal’s Prime Minister Prachanda resigns after his decision to sack the army chief was rebuffed by the President
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/05/20095494952290711.html

2011: NATO’s chief urges Pakistan to make progress in the battle against terrorism in particular in the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region and said the US commando operation that killed Osama bin Laden near Islamabad was justified

 

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Afghanistan: Remembrance Day for Martyrs and Disabled