Important events of January 19

  • 1649 – The King of England begins the lawsuit against ‘Charles I’.
  • 1668 – King Louis XIV and the Emperor Leopold I signed the agreement on the partition of Spain.
  • 1795 – French forces devastated Holland.
  • 1812 – Spain, under the leadership of the Duke of Bellingham, has captured many important cities.
  • 1839 – British East India Company wins the city of Yemen in the city of Aden.
  • 1905 – Bangla litterateur Devendra Nath Tagore breathed his last.
  • 1910 – Ending commercial and friendly settlement of Germany and Bolivia.
  • 1918 – Bolivico dissolved the Constituent Assembly of Petrogad.
  • 1920 – Alexander Millrand formed a government in France.
  • 1921 – Central American countries Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador sign the agreement.
  • 1927 – Britain decides to send its army to China
  • 1938 – General Motors started production of diesel engines at a large scale.
  • 1938 – Supporters of General Francisco Franco bombed the cities of Barcelona and Wallaceia, killing 700 people.
  • 1941 – Britain’s army occupies the African country of Sudan.
  • 1942 – During World War II, Japan occupied Burma (present day Myanmar).
  • 1945 – Soviet troops liberate Poland’s Lodz ghetto from Nazi prison during World War II
  • 1949 – Caribbean country Cuba recognizes Israel
  • 1956 – Sudan becomes the ninth member of the Arab League.
  • 1960 – There was a mutual security agreement between the United States and Japan.
  • 1966 – Indira Gandhi was elected as the third Prime Minister of India
  • 1975 – There was an earthquake in Himachal Pradesh.
  • 1977 – For the first time in Miami, America’s best known for the beaches, snow has fallen for the first time.
  • 1981 – 52 American hostages released under the agreement between the United States and Iran
  • 1986 – The first computer virus ‘C.Brain’ was activated.
  • 1992 – The mixed government of the Israeli Prime Minister ‘Chittajak Mir’ lost the majority in Parliament.
  • 1995 – Separatists from Chechnya escaped from Rashtrapati Bhavan and the Russian artillery destroyed him.
  • 2001 – Rock Thai Party gets majority in Thailand.
  • 2001 – Ban on the Taliban, the nation’s sanctions were effective.
  • 2002 – Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf denied any non-Pakistani terrorists to be in Pakistan.
  • 2003 – Egypt invites Palestinian groups for talks in Cairo about their proposal to stop attacks on Israel.
  • 2003 – Indian diplomat ‘Sudhir Vyas’ was harassed in Pakistan.
  • 2004 – 21 people were killed after a bus fell into the river in Garaula village of Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh.
  • 2005 – Sania Mirza Lawn becomes the first Indian woman to reach the third round of tennis ‘Australia Open’
  • 2007 – The Jawaharlal Nehru Award is to be given to the Sultan of Oman Ka’bus bin Saeed bin Taimur al-Sayeed.
  • 2008 – Public sector petroleum company ‘Indian Oil Corporation’ compromises with Transparency International India
  • 2008 – Sri Lankan army killed 31 militants of LTTE militant outfit in the conflict in the northern region.
  • 2009 – Terminating political uncertainty in Jharkhand, the Central Cabinet decides to adopt ‘President’s Rule’.
  • 2009 – ‘Suryashekhar Ganguly’ won ‘Parshnath Chess Title’
  • 2010 – West Bengal Bihar and Orissa have opposed Bt brinjal The total egg production of the country is 60% of these three states.
  • 2013 – Death of four climbers in Glen Koe of Scotland in Avalanche

The person born on January 19

  • 1736 – The Scottish inventor James Watts was born.
  • 1809 – Author ‘Edgar Allan Po’ was born.
  • 1855 – G. Subrahmanyam Iyer – a well-known journalist and prominent intellectual of India.
  • 1898 – Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar – well-known Marathi writer of Marathi language.
  • 1919 – Kaifi Azmi – Famous Urdu Shire of the film Jagat.
  • 1920 – Xavier Perige de Cuiar – the fifth general secretary of the United Nations.
  • 1935 – Soumitra Chatterjee – Bengali film actor

Death on January 19

  • 1905 – Devendra Nath Tagore (Thakur) – father of Nobel prize winner Rabindranath Thakur and Indian thinker, thinker dies.
  • 1990 – Acharya Rajneesh – Indian thinker and religious leader dies in Pune.
  • 1995 – Upendra Nath Ashk – Hindi Literature
  • 2010 – K. s. Famous actor of Ashwath, Kannada films.
  • 2012 – Anthony Gonzalves – Prilvis – The renowned musician and master of Indian and Western music.
  • 2015 – Rajni Kothari – Political thinker and writer

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