Saturday, November 25, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


12th December

1704 SHAHEEDHI, Chotae Sahibjadhae, Sakka Sirhind.
1762 Abdali left Sikh Homeland after defeat. Sikhs became de facto rulers of their land.
1841 Zorawar Singh dies while fighting the Lhassa force.
1844 Dogra Hira Singh attempted to escape to Jammu. Sham Singh and Jawahar Singh with 6000 troops caught up with and killed the fleeing Dogras.
1920 Inaugral meeting of SGPC at Sri Akal Takhat.
1921 Master Dalip Singh of Gossal attended a diwan at Rukha Kalan and delivered a lecture.
1922 Shahadat of Sardar Banta Singh and Juyala Singh Babbar.
1923 Munder carnage takes place.
1987 Akalis refuse to talk with Goverment of India unless their 5 points were fulfilled. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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