5th December 1913 (Friday)

BORN TODAY:

~ In Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh, India – Abul Hasan Ali Hasani Nadwi, Indian historian and Islamic scholar from a scholastic family who are descendents of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) through the lineage of his grandson Hassan.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abul_Hasan_Ali_Hasani_Nadwi

~ in Calcutta (now Kolkata), West Bengal – Gopal Ghose, Indian artist and co-founder of the Calcutta Group.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gopal_Ghose

Crime and punishment: In Melbourne, Australia, two detectives uncover a gruesome case known as the “Mordialloc baby murders”.  When confronted with her crimes, the perpetrator, Isabella Newman, kills herself with strychnine to escape the long arm of the law.

http://localhistory.kingston.vic.gov.au/htm/article/286.htm

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