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On 7 October in South Asian history

ON 7 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 7, 2019

1661: Guru Har Krishan, born on July 7, 1656, becomes the 8th guru of Sikhism, died on March 30, 1664
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Guru_Har_Krishan

1708: Death of Guru Gobing Singh the 10th Sikh guru
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Guru_Gobind_Singh

1737: 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft & kill 300,000 in Bengal, India

1914: Birth of Begum Akhtar, Indian singer who died on October 30, 1974
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-music/indian-singers/begum-akhtar.html

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uzq1rpuFMig

1947: Battles between Hindus and Moslems in New Delhi

1950: Mother Teresa received permission from the Holy See to start her own order “The Missionaries for Charity”
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7th-october-1950-mother-teresa-founded-the-missionaries-of-charity
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missionaries_of_Charity
http://www.motherteresa.org/07_family/Volunteering/v_cal.html

1950: Invasion of Tibet by China starts in the provinces of Kham and Amdo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chamdo

1958: President of Pakistan Iskander Mirza with the support of Ayub Khan and the army, suspends the 1956 constitution, imposes martial law and cancels the elections scheduled for January 1959
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P015

1965: China announces it will reinforce its troops on the Indian border

2001: United States launches Operation Enduring Freedom, its attack on the Taliban and al-Qaeda militants in Afghanistan, in response to the 11th September attack on America
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/7/newsid_2519000/2519353.stm
https://www.history.navy.mil/research/library/online-reading-room/title-list-alphabetically/u/us-navy-operation-enduring-freedom-2001-2002.html

2010: Afghan President Hamid Karzai inaugurates the High Peace Council, charged with negotiating with the Taliban and other insurgents that have been attempting to destabilize the country since start of the US-led invasion nine years ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101007-karzai-inaugurates-high-peace-council-negotiate-taliban-afghanistan-nine-year-anniversary-afghanistan-war

2013: The Maldives Supreme Court annulls results from the first round of voting in presidential elections, and called a fresh ballot for 20 October.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24436773