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On 9 August in South Asian history

1942-08-09 Ganghi arrêté

ON 9 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 9, 2019

1329: Quilon the first Indian Diocese is erected by Pope John XXII and Jordanus is appointed the first Bishop
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordanus

1683: By a charter, the British Crown gives the power to the East India Company to declare and make war and peace in Asia

1892: Birth of Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan, Indian librarian and educator (mathematician) who was considered the father of library science in India and who died on September 27, 1972
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/remembering-the-father-of-library-sciences-in-india/article5013358.ece
http://fr.slideshare.net/somasundram.c/dr-s-r-ranganathan-a-biographical-presentation

1909: Birth of Vinayaka Krishna Gokak, Indian scholar, author, and academic who died on April 28,  1992
http://broom02.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Vinayaka%20Krishna%20Gokak
https://books.google.fr/books?id=SiEhcyxJ_TIC&pg=PA7&lpg=PA7&dq=Vinayaka+Krishna+Gokak+biography&source=bl&ots=-Q5VtTx2LX&sig=fUAcJLFvQ77igkdw5CZzE0t-30s&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwig1JXJprLOAhUE2BoKHRq-BJ8Q6AEIYDAM#v=onepage&q=Vinayaka%20Krishna%20Gokak%20biography&f=false

1925 : Members of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) loot the government treasury from the mail train near Kakori (Uttar Pradesh)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9th-august-1925-members-of-the-hindustan-socialist-republican-association-looted-the-government-treasury-from-the-mail-train-near-kakori

1942: Mahatma Gandhi is arrested in Bombay by British forces, launching the Quit India Movement
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Quit_India_Movement
http://members.tripod.com/IndiaProject/quit.html

1942-08-09 Ganghi arrêté

1970: Death of Indian freedom fighter, Trailokyanath Chakraborty who spend thirty years of his life in prison, born in 1889
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Chakravarty,_Trailokyanath
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trailokyanath_Chakravarty

1971: During an Andreï Gromiko visit (8-12 August), signature of a Treaty of Amity and Mutual Assistance between India and Soviet Union
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo-Soviet_Treaty_of_Friendship_and_Cooperation

1974: Birth of Mahesh Babu, Indian film actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahesh_Babu

1991: Birth of Hansika Motwani, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hansika_Motwani

2013: Pakistan’s new President Mamnoon Hussain takesk office, presiding over a government battling to overcome a Taliban insurgency, resolve an energy crisis and repair the economy
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23456284

2015: Death of Kayyar Kinhanna Rai, Indian journalist, author, and poet, born on June 8, 1915
http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=343126
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kayyar_Kinhanna_Rai