BanglaCapsule | Bangladesh History on  Jan 16

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

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

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

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

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

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