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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
10/19/1689 Sambhaji's queen Yesubai and her child surrendered the Raigarh Fort to the Mughals.
10/19/1774 Members of the Council and the Judge of Supreme Court of England came to improve the management in India.
10/19/1875 The first section from Hathras Road to Mathura Cantonment was opened to traffic.
10/19/1888 Namakkal Kavignar, Gandhian poet and painter, was born at Mohanur in Salem.
10/19/1905 Prince and Princess of Wales leave on an official visit to India at London.
10/19/1907 Sulochana Modi, first lady Mayor of Mumbai Mahanagar Palika, was born.
10/19/1910 Subrahamanyam Chandrasekhar was born in Lahore. He was one of the world's leading astrophysicists. For his contributions to the study of stars, Chandrasekhar had received the highest award in Science, the Noble Prize in Physics in 1983.
10/19/1920 Prakashchandra Sethi, former central minister, was born.
10/19/1921 Pandurangshastri Athvle, founder of 'Swadhyay Pariwar', was born.
10/19/1925 B. Shankaranand, former central minister, was born.
10/19/1929 Balbir Singh, India field hockey player (Olympic gold 1948-56), was born.
10/19/1954 Nehru and Mao meet in Peking.
10/19/1967 Dr. C. V. Raman elucidated his new theory on wave motion in respect to vision and dim light.
10/19/1970 First Indian-made MIG-21 handed over to the Air Force. Privy purses and privileges of former Indian rulers abolished.
10/19/1974 T. S. Rajamanikkam Pillai, famous Tamil stage artist, died.
10/19/1979 T. R. Baalu was born in Thalikottai, Distt. Thiruvarur (Tamil Nadu).
10/19/1983 Prof. Subramanyam Chandrasekhar shares the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics with fellow American Prof. William Fowler.
10/19/1983 Union Government takes over the management of 13 textile undertakings in Bombay; marathon strike in cotton textile industry ends.
10/19/1990 The Government of India under an ordinance puts forward a three-point formula for Ayodhya issue: (i) to acquire the land (ii) other land may be given for building temple except the disputed one (iii) the issue may referred to Supreme Court for speedy solution.
10/19/1997 BSP withdraws support to Kalyan Singh government in UP because of its 'anti-Dalit' policies.
10/19/1999 Sonia Gandhi will be the leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha, says the Congress(I).
10/19/2000 The Government creates an electronic database of all the principal Central Acts from 1834 to 1996 of all India application.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
3/31/1663Mir Jumla, Mughal Commander, passed away in Bihar.
3/7/1956A gigantic steel tube plant opened in Jamshedpur. It was the first of its kind in India.
4/2/1902Gulam Ali Khan Ustad Bade was born.
1/29/1975West Indies won the fifth test against India after winning the exciting cricket series 3-2.
5/19/1954The Govt. of India constituted a National Film Board.
12/13/1955India and the USSR affirm the Panchsheel.
9/4/19676.5 earthquake at Koyna Dam in Maharashtra kills 200 people.
8/6/1932Ramsay McDonald came out with his 'Communal Award' to fix seats for the various communities in the provincial legislatures.
6/19/1947Salman Rushdie, English writer, was born in Bombay.
8/10/1993Election Commission withdrew controversial order. By-polls to be held before 10.