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On 7 July in South Asian history

ON 7 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 7, 2019

1656: Birth of Guru Har Krishan, 8th guru of Sikhism on October 7, 1661, who died on March 30, 1664
http://www.sikhs.org/guru8.htm

1763 : British declare Mir Jafar as Nawab of Bengal
https://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/mir-jafar.html

1799: Ranjit Singh and his 25,000 fighters capture  Lahore to get the creation of an independent  Sikh kingdom
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranjit_Singh
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ranjit-Singh-Sikh-maharaja

1896 : the Lumiere Brothers showcase six films at the Watson Hotel in Bombay marking the birth of Indian cinema
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-7-1896-indian-cinema-is-born

1915: Militia officer Henry Pedris, born on August 16, 1888, is executed by firing squad at Colombo, Ceylon – an act widely regarded as a miscarriage of justice by the British colonial authorities.
http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=29661

1920: Birth of Bhaktaraj Maharaj, Indian Saint, who died on November 17, 1995
http://www.bhaktarajmaharaj.org/ 

1929: Birth of Hasan Abidi, Pakistani journalist and poet, who died on September 6, 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hasan_Abidi

1943 : Rasbehari Bose hands over the command of the Indian National Army (Azad Hind Fauj) to Netaji Subhashchandra Bose at Singapore
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_National_Army
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/india/indian-national-army.htm
https://www.hindujagruti.org/articles/90.html

Indian National Army

1947: Birth of Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, king of Nepal from 2001 to 2008
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4225171.stm

1951: Amity treaty between India and Burma
http://www.mea.gov.in/bilateral-documents.htm?dtl/6645/Treaty

2008: In Afghanistan, a suicide car rocks Indian embassy, killing 41 people and injuring 141
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7492601.stm

2013: Death of Sudhakar Bokade, Indian film producer, born in 1956
http://www.mumbaimirror.com/entertainment/bollywood/Sudhakar-Bokade-dies-at-57/articleshow/20983449.cms