wiki:Chronicle/1897

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1897

  • Damodar Hari Chaphekar assassinates Charles Rand, the ‘Plague Commissioner’, and Ayres, the district magistrate, for their handling of plague relief measures; he is hanged with his two brothers in 1898. A Marathi film 22 June 1897 about this incident was made in 1979 by Jayoo Patwardhan and Nachiket Patwardhan
  • First films shown in Calcutta and Madras
  • Clifton & Co. announce daily screenings at their Meadows Street photography studio, Bombay.

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