BanglaCapsule | Bangladesh History on  Jan 16

1915
Nawab Sir Khwaja Salimullah Bahadur (1871-1915), the fourth Nawab of Dhaka, politician and founder of All India Muslim League, died in Calcutta, British India.
Google | Khwaja Salimullah Timeline



1919
MA Rashid (1919-1981), a pioneer of engineering education in Bangladesh and the first vice chancellor of the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), was born at village Bogadubi of Habiganj district.
Google | MA Rashid Timeline



1926
(Lord) Carmichael, the first Governor of Bengal (1912-1917), died.
Google | (Lord) Carmichael Timeline



1938
Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay (1876-1938), novelist, passed away in Kolkata.
Google | Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay Timeline



1972
Nepal acknowledges the independence of Bangladesh.
Google | Bangladesh Nepal Relations Timeline



2013
Gazipur City Corporation was formally declared as the eleventh City Corporation of the country.
Google | Gazipur City Corporation Timeline