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From global event to events in literature, Here is the chronological list of important global events

Events in the past have shaped the world as it is now. As we all know that thousands of things that happened in the past and remembering all of them for any purpose is simply not possible. However, there are events that are necessary to remember for a specific purpose like competitive exams. Following are some of the events which you need to note down if you are preparing for any competitive exam.

Saadat Hasan Manto born

Born on May 11, 1912, Saadat Hussain Manto was a Pakistani writer, playwright and author born in Ludhiana, British Raj. He has challenged the world and revolutionized the world of literature. Manto wrote about the harsh truths of the society which no one dared to write about. Manto writing was mainly in the Urdu language and has produced 22 collections of short stories.

Pooja Bedi

Born on May 11, 1970, Pooja Bedi is a former Bollywood actress, television talk show host and newspaper columnist. In 2011 Pooja participated in the popular reality show, Bigg Boss. She is the daughter of actor Kabir Bedi and the late Protima Bedi.

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Indian politician Asif Ali

Born on May 11, 1888, in Delhi, Asif Ali was an Indian independence fighter and noted Indian lawyer. He was the first ambassador from India to the United States and had also worked as the Governor of Odisha.

Indian Philosopher Shuddhananda Bharati

Born on May 11, 1897, in Sivaganga, Shuddhananda Bharati was an Indian philosopher and poet. His teachings are focused mainly on the search for God in self, through the Sama Yoga practice he created.

1812 Spencer Perceval assassinated

On May 11, 1812, British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval was shot to death by a businessman John Bellingham. He was shot in the lobby of the house of Commons.

1919 Germany prepares to protest Versailles Treaty terms

During the second week of May 1919, German delegation that had arrived at the Versailles Peace Conference, organized in Paris after the end of the First World War, pore over their copies of the Treaty of Versailles.

1947 B.F. Goodrich Co announces development of tubeless tire

On May 11, 1947, B.F. Goodrich Co announced that it has developed a tubeless tire. With the culmination of three years of Engineering, Goodrich successfully removed the inner tube.

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1961 President Kennedy orders troops to South Vietnam.

On May 11, 1961, President Kennedy approves 400 Special Forces troops and  100 other U.S Military advisories to South Vietnam.

1981 Bob Marley dies

On May 11, 1981, at the age of 36, Bob Marley died in Miami, Florida. He collapsed in Central Park while jogging, later he was diagnosed with cancer. Marley had developed cancerous growth on an old soccer injury on his toe. Cancer had metastasized and had spread in his brain and lungs.

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