In 2013 Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
661 - Ali ibn Abu Talib, caliph of Islam (656-61), was murdered. Caliph Ali, son-in-law of Muhammad,
1857 – The University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first fully-fledged university in South Asia.
1908 - Boy Scounts movement began with the publication of first writeup Scouting for Boys by Robert Baden-Powell
1939 – The deadliest earthquake in Chilean history strikes Chillán, killing approximately 28,000 people.
1965 - Death of Winston Churchill
1943 – Subhash Ghai, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter
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