Category Archives: Dharamsala

Today in History: 04 April 1905


20 000 People Killed by an Earthquake in the Kangra Valley, India

On this day in 1905, 20 000 people were killed in an earthquake (7.8) that struck the Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh state, India. Mosts buildings in Kangra, Mcleodganj and Dharamshala were destroyed.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1905_Kangra_earthquake


Today in History: 28 March 1959


China Dissolves the Government of Tibet

On this day in 1959, the Government of Tibet was dissolved by the occupying Chinese. To this day, the government in exile resides in Dharamsala, India.

ABOVE: Tibet – History of A Tragedy

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Tibet


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