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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
10/19/2000Admiral Dom Vasco-da-Gama (c.1469-1524)-I, Portuguese navigator, arrived in India. He sailed around the Cape of Good Hope to Calicut, Kerala with three vessels and was the first Westerner to sail to India from Europe.
3/25/1999Arathi Ponnappa,Former National tennis champion, called it quits from competitive tennis in Bangalore.
4/4/1942Japanese Navy destroyed 3 British battleship to sink in the Bay of Bengal during the Second World War.
11/3/1933Amartya Kumar Sen, economist, was born at Santiniketan (Bangal).
2/17/1986Jiddu Krishnamurti, famous Indian philosopher (Kingdom Happiness), passed away at the age of 90 yrs at Ojai, California, USA.
3/21/1979The Cytology Research Centre was set up at New Delhi (renamed as the Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology in 1988).
10/20/1752The grateful Wazir induced the emperor to make Badan Singh the 'Raja' with the title of Mahendra, and Suraj Mal the 'Mumar Bahadur' with the title of Rajendra.
10/20/1752General Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India.
7/5/1658Aurangzeb arrested Murad.
9/4/1998Mumbai Metropolitan court acquits Union Minister for Environment and Forests Suresh Prabhu in a case of cheque bouncing.