BanglaCapsule | Bangladesh History on  Jan 17

1906 Bande Ali Mia (1906-1979), poet, novelist, playwright and writer of children's literature, was born in the village of Radhanagar in Pabna district.
Google | Bande Ali Mia Timeline

1909 Ashutosh Bhattacharya (1909-1984), writer and folklorist, was born in Jhalua village of Kishoreganj district.
Google | Ashutosh Bhattacharya Timeline

1953 Fatema Tuz Zohra, renowned singer, was born.
Google | Fatema Tuz Zohra Timeline

2002 Amal Sen, Tebhaga movement leader and former president of the Workers Party of Bangladesh, died.
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2003 A bomb ripped through a village in northern Bangladesh during an annual carnival, killing six people and wounding six others.
Google | Terrorism in Bangladesh Timeline