5th December 1913 (Friday)


~ 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.


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


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.



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