BanglaCapsule | Bangladesh History on  Dec 09

1880
Roquiah Sakhawat Hossain (1880-1932), litterateur, educationist, and social reformer, who played a pioneering role in awakening Muslim women, was born in Pairaband in Rangpur.
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1927
Brojen Das (1927-1998), first South Asian to swim across the English Channel, was born in Kuchiamora village of Bikrampur, Munshiganj.
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1932
Roquiah Sakhawat Hossain (1880-1932), litterateur, educationist, and social reformer, who played a pioneering role in awakening Muslim women, passed away in Calcutta.
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1971
Battle of Kushtia: Indian attacks from West Bengal into East Pakistan.
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1973
December 6-9, Severe cyclonic storm accompanied by storm surge hits Sundarban coast, low-lying coastal areas of Patuakhali and adjoining offshore islands inundated.
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2014
An oil tanker named Southern Star VII carrying more than 350,000 liters (92,500 gallons) of bunker oil sank on Shela River flowing through the Sundarbans after being hit by a cargo vessel.
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