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16 May 1933
Shani, writer of novel 'Kalajal' and film 'Shaukin', was born.
16 May 1946
Gandhiji’s Cabinet Mission announces Plan.
16 May 1960
International Telex Service between India and U.K. started.
16 May 1996
Atal Krishna Behari Vajpayee, leader of Bharatiya Janta Party, becomes the 10th Prime Minister for 13 days (from May 16, 1996 to May 28, 1996 [techinally till 01-06-1996]), although his ability to govern effectively is in doubt
In Malaysia, Teacher's Day praises the best educators with public honors, and this year the Innovative Teacher Award joins the Excellent Teacher Award and Excellent Contribution Award.
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Who was Jacob Leisler?
Jacob Leisler was born in Germany. He was a colonist in the Province of New York.
Why was Jacob Leisler famous?
He was a famous merchant, builder.
He was exponent of Reformed religious fundamentalism and Orangist political ideology.
Why Jacob Leisler hanged?
He was condemned for treason against the English monarchs William III and Mary II. He was hanged in New York City. His estate was forfeited to the Crown.