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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
11/17/1991Narasimha Rao, PM, wins by-election in Nandyal with a record margin of 5,80,297 votes.
6/23/1911King George V was today crowned ""King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the seas, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India,"" at Westminster Abbey in a ceremony evoking the continuity and tradition of the British monarchy magnificent spectacle. Thousands of spectators crowded the streets for hours, hoping to catch a glimpse of the royal procession. Partition of Bengal notified to create the Presidency of Bengal. The Imperial capital shifted from Calcutta to Delhi.
7/25/2000P.T. Usha,Star Indian athlete, announces retirement from International athletics at a press conference in New Delhi.
11/21/1947First postal stamp of indepedent India of three and half annas denomination was started. Major General Cariappa took over from Lieutenant General Sir Francies Tulker as the Army Commander, Eastern Command, in the rank of Lieutenant General.
8/6/1989Six top Cricket stars banned for one year from all cricket activities on the issue of American tour.
2/25/2000Justice M. Srinivasan (63), Supreme Court Judge at the Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, died after prolonged illness.
11/21/1998India 'B' beats Sri Lanka 3-2 in the final of the Bristol Freedom Cup four-nation football tournament in Colombo.
3/4/1994Lech Walesa, Polish President, visit India.
5/1/199560 killed as Madras-Kanyakumari Express collides with a goods train at Danishpet.
7/4/1912Pandit Nivrittibuwa Sarnaik, singer of 'Jaypur Gharana', was born.