Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Chronicle/1919


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Feb 13, 2012, 6:31:08 PM (8 years ago)
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Lawrence Liang
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     1'''1919: Key Events''' 
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     3* The Government of India Act 1919 aka the Montagu-Chelmsford reforms, transfers selected areas of administration to Indian control.  
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     5* The Anarchical and Revolutionary Crimes Act, aka the Rowlatt Act, is designed to suppress all forms of nationalist protest.  
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     7* The massacre at Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, commanded by General R. E. H. Dyer on 13 April. Rabindranath Tagore, knighted in 1915, returns his knighthood in protest following Jallianwala Bagh.  
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     9* The All-India Khilafat Conference, uniting conservative Muslims in support of the defeated Caliph of Turkey, is supported by the Congress Party. It influences the non-co-operation movement the following year as well as the Moplah rebellion of 1921. Modern Indian shipping launched with the Scindia Steam Navigation Co.’s Liberty. 
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     11* The Kohinoor Film Co. is founded. 
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     13* Release of the Maharashtra Film Co.’s début film, Sairandhri. Bilwamangal aka Bhagat Surdas, sometimes presented as the first Bengali feature, by Rustomji Dotiwala for Madan Theatres.