Description of Event
||Known as Limurike in Tamil
||Poet Pampa in his Jain
Ramayana describes Honavar as Hanuruha Island
describes as Hinaur.
||Jamal-ud-din Muhammad Ibn Hasan
rules Honavar; he is a subject of the Vijayanagar empire
||The Moors of Honavar, on behalf
of the Vijayanagar kings, fight a fierce battle against Bahamani empire. They hold Goa,
but lose Honavar and move to Goa.
visits Honavar, which he calls Honor
||Portuguese Viceroy Dom Luiz
Athaide, destroys Honavar in a fight with the queen of Honavar. The Portuguese build a
fort, and two churches in Honavar.
||Venkatappa Naik, a local
strikes a deal with Portuguese to export pepper and promotes Hindu temples.
as a port.
The British invest in factories near Honavar to process pepper.
||Honavar becomes a battlefield
for a fierce encounter between Haider Ali and the British troops.
Sultan, under a fit of
rage completely destroys Honavar. For next fifty years, Honavar remains in ruins.
||British attack Gerusoppa. They
lose a commander, and erect a huge monument for
him. The British annex Honavar to
the Bombay presidency.