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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
04/19/1451 Buhlul Khan Lodi, an Afghan of Lodi tribe, marched down upon Delhi.
04/19/1910 Anant Laxman Kanhere, revolutionary, was hanged.
04/19/1950 Shyama Prasad Mukherji resigned. He was the first Minister of Central Cabinet.
04/19/1960 Meeting of Afro-Asian Conference at New Delhi.
04/19/1975 First Indian Satellite ''Aryabhata'' launched. The Satellite provided technological experience in building and operating a satellite system. It was launched by Russian launch vehicle Intercosmos.
04/19/1976 Maharshi Dayanand University established in Haryana.
04/19/1976 Indira Gandhi proposes a resumption of ties with Pakistan in New Delhi.
04/19/1981 Indira Gandhi,Prime Minister, inaugurated `Maharashtra Vidhanbhavan'.
04/19/1993 Sanjay Dutt, film star, was held under TADA for possessing an AK-56 rifle.
04/19/1994 Rajindersing Sparo, first awardee of `Mahavir Chakra' and former Chief Minister of Punjab Major General, passed away.
04/19/1995 Gopala Ramanujam,Goa Governor, takes up additional charge of Kerala.
04/19/1995 Rajendra Kumari Bajpai appointed the Lt. Governor of Pondichery.
04/19/1996 AIDS deleted from the list of contagious diseases in the Railway Act of 1989.
04/19/1997 I.K. Gujral, External Affairs Minister, chosen leader of United Front in place of Deve Gowda.
04/19/1998 Kottayam in Kerala becomes the first district in India to complete computerisation of the talluk offices connecting them with the district headquarters.
04/19/1998 Jayalalitha, AIADMK leader, demands that all ''tainted leaders'' be dropped by the Vajpayee Government or that Sedapatti R. Muthiah be taken back.


Other Historical Dates and Events
03/13/1800Nana Phadanvis (Balaji Janardan Bhanu), veteran leader of Peshwa Kingdom, died.
11/16/2000The Government to reduce equity holding in nationalised banks from 51 per cent to 33 per cent.
04/15/1976India announces it will send an envoy to Peking, first time in 15 years.
07/24/2000S. Vijayalakshmi becomes the first Indian woman Grandmaster in the International Grandmasters chess tournament held in Hyderabad.
03/20/1991Simultaneous polls in Tamil Nadu.
07/05/2000Rachita Mistry breaks P.T. Usha's long-standing record in 100m (11.39s) clocking 11.26s in the National circuit meet in Bangalore.
01/10/1996All in all, it has been a long story of nearly nine decades, with the early shaky screen images turning into a multi-pronged and multi-winged empire of its own, that has yielded about 27,000 feature films and thousands of documented short films.
10/15/1996Dengue fever in Delhi takes 156 lives.
02/25/1977Second satellite Earth Station established at Dehradun.
01/23/1814Sir Alexander Canningham, Indian Archeologist, was born.