Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Chronicle/1896


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Jan 25, 2012, 5:37:33 PM (10 years ago)
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Lawrence Liang
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     1Plague in Bombay and Pune; national famine until 1897.  
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     3E. B. Havell, one of the figureheads of the Bengal School of Painting, is appointed Superintendent of the Government School of Art, Calcutta.  
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     5Bankimchandra Chatterjee’s Vande Mataram (Hail to the Mother), one of India’s national anthems later appropriated by Hindu chauvinists, is recited for the very first time at the Indian National Congress.  
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     7Bal Gangadhar Tilak inaugurates a festival around the figure of the 17th C. Maratha emperor Shivaji to generate nationalist sentiment.  
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     9B. R. Rajam Aiyer publishes the social reform novel, Kamalampal Charitram, in Tamil.  
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     11The singer Vishnu Digambar Paluskar leaves the Miraj court to popularise classical music. 
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     13First film screening at Watson’s Hotel, Bombay, on 7 July, by the Lumière cameraman Marius Sestier. The Madras Photographic Stores advertises imported ‘animated photographs’, reviewed in the Journal of the Amateur Photographic Society of Madras. 
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