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On 5 August in South Asian history

ON 5 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 5, 2019

1965: The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins as Pakistani soldiers cross the Line of Control dressed as locals
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/india-pakistan-war

1975: Birth of Kajol Mukherjee, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kajol
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4bvgl_video-clips-shahrukh-khan-et-kajol_shortfilms

1979: In Afghanistan, Maoists undertake an attempted military uprising

1987: Birth of Genelia D’Souza, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genelia_D’Souza
http://www.bindaaspoll.com/genelia.aspx

1992: Death of Bhagat Puran Singh, famous Sikh, born on June 4, 1904
http://www.discoversikhism.com/sikhs/bhagat_puran_singh.html

2014: An Afghan soldier shot dead a US general Harold Green at an army training centre in Kabul — the highest-ranking American officer to be killed since the September 11, 2001 attacks
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/05/world/asia/afghanistanviolence/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AAfPak%20Daily%20Brief&utm_campaign=2014_The%20South%20Asia%20Daily

 

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Barsi Bhagat Puran Singh (Sikhism)