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Historical Event:
Dattatray Ramchandra Bendre, Bhartiya Gyanpeeth Award winner and Kannad poet, was born.  on 1/31/1896


Dattatray Ramchandra Bendre, Bhartiya Gyanpeeth Award winner and Kannad poet, was born.



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12/5/1905Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, was born in Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir.
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