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(March 19, 1501) Guru Nanak starts preaching the new religion .
(Oct 29, 1520) Guru Nanak travels to Mecca and Baghdad.
(January 28 1539) Death of Guru Nanak. Guru Angad ascends to Guruship. Guru Angad was the second of the ten Sikh Gurus. He was born in a Trehan Khatri family, with the birth name as Lehna, in the village of Harike in northwest Indian subcontinent.
(January 8 1552) Death of Guru Angad. Ascension to Guruship of Guru Amar Das. Guru Amar Das was the third of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism and became Sikh Guru on 26 March 1552 at age 73. Amar Das adhered to the Vaishnavism tradition of Hinduism for much of his life.
(Jul 13, 1559) Guru Amar Das establishes the Vaisakhi tradition. Vaisakhi is a long established harvest festival in the Punjab. It had been celebrated long before it gained an added dimension for Sikhs. In 1699 the tenth guru, Guru Gobind Singh, chose Vaisakhi as the occasion to transform the Sikhs into a family of soldier saints, known as the Khalsa Panth.
(Aug 10, 1604) Installation of the holy Guru Granth Sahiib Installation of the holy Guru Granth Sahiib in Sri Harmandir, Amritsar. Baba Buddha Ji appointed the first Head Priest .
(Mar 27, 1649) Birth of Baba Jorawar Sing Zorawar Singh Kahluria was a general of the Sikh Empire in South Asia. In reference to his the legacy of conquests in the Himalayas including Ladakh, Tibet, Baltistan and Iskardu as General and Wazir (Minister), he has been referred to by historians as "Conqueror of Ladakh" and the "Napoleon of India".
(21 may 1662) Birth of Bhai Sahib Singh. Bhai Sahib Singh was one of the Panj Pyare (or the Five beloved ones). He was formerly known as Sahib Chand and was a Barber (Nai) before being baptized into Khalsa tradition.
(APR 18, 1716) 100 Sikhs were killed 100 Sikhs were killed in Delhi under Saragrah Khan's orders.
(29 apr 1647) Birth of Pir Budhu Shah. Pir Buddhu Shah was a Muslim divine whose real name was Badr ud Din, who was an admirer and ally of Guru Gobind Singh. He visited the Guru regularly and at one point introduced 500 shias Muslims Pathan soldiers who had been expelled by Aurangzeb to the Guru who employed them. However, when these soldiers faced battle against the Hill chiefs, they deserted the Guru's army.
(NOV 23, 1595) Birth of Guru Hargobind Guru Hargobind, revered as the sixth Nanak, was the sixth of ten Gurus of the Sikh religion. He was barely eleven years old when he became Guru on 11 June 1606, after the execution of his father, Guru Arjan, by the Mughal emperor Jahangir.
(FEB 20, 1637) Birth of Akal Chalana Birth of Akal Chalana, the great Sikh scholar and Poet. Death of Bhai Gurdas Ji.
(JAN 26, 1635) Battle of Kartarpur
(OCT 19, 1629) Mukhlis Khan reached Amritsar Mukhlis Khan reached Amritsar with his forces to fight Guru Har Gobind Sahib. Death of Baba Budha Ji.
(APR 15, 1469) Birth of Guru Nanak Guru Nanak was the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus. His birth is celebrated world-wide as Guru Nanak Gurpurab on Kartik Pooranmashi, the full-moon day in the month of Katak, October–November.
(MAY 17, 1644) Guru Har Rai Guru Har Rai ascends to the Guruship. Guru Har Rai revered as the seventh Nanak, was the seventh of ten Gurus of the Sikh religion. He became the Sikh leader at age 14, after the death of his grandfather and sixth Sikh leader Guru Hargobind.
(JUN 1, 1747) 10,000 massacred Sikhs 10,000 Sikhs were massacared on 1st June in the small Holocaust.
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