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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
6/19/1747 Nadirshaha passed away.
6/19/1871 Madhavrao Sapre was born.
6/19/1877 Pandurang Chimanaji Patil, famous agriculturist of Maharashtra, was born.
6/19/1901 Raj Chandra Bose, Indian mathematician and statistician, was born at Hosangabad in Madhya Pradesh. He made many valuable contributions to the subject. He discovered new codes for telecommunication. In 1976, America's highest honour to a scientist came to Bose as he was elected Fellow of the US Academy of Sciences.
6/19/1931 Nandini Satpathy, politician, was born at Cuttack in Orissa.
6/19/1947 Salman Rushdie, English writer, was born in Bombay.
6/19/1949 People of Chandernagar, the French Indian Settlement, decided to merge with the Indian Union.
6/19/1966 Shiv Sena was established.
6/19/1979 Morarji Desai resigns after split in Janata Party.
6/19/1981 APPLE, India's first experimental geo-stationary telecommunication satellite having experimental communication satellite, successfully launched by European Ariane, Kourou, French Guiana. This is the first to be stabilized on 3 axes.
6/19/1990 NDC approves approach paper to the Eighth Plan.
6/19/1990 13 Sri Lankan Tamils, including EPRLF Secretary General Padmanabha, were shot dead in Madras reportedly by LTTE men.
6/19/1991 Sudhakar Rao Naik (Cong-I) sworn in as the Maharashtra CM.
6/19/1995 In an unprecedented move, UP Speaker Dhani Ram Verma adjourns the two-day special session called to prove Mayavati Government's majority in the House. Later, the House gathers, rejects the sine die adjournment and unanimously elects B.R. Verma (BSP) as new presiding officer to conduct the business of the House.
6/19/1995 India and US officially launch Indo-US Commercial Alliance during US Trade Secretary's visit.
6/19/1996 Kerala LDF govt. decides to reopen the ISRO espionage case, which was closed by the CBI.
6/19/1997 Indian flag cargo ship, M. V. Arcadia Pride, sinks in inclement weather, seven nautical miles off Colaba, Mumbai, leaving four sailors dead and 20 missing. In the rescue and search operation by the Indian Navy, nine persons were rescued.
6/19/1997 Indian Prime Minister and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, spoke for first time on restored hotline, to reiterate their committment to comprehensive dialogue, including Kashmir.
6/19/1999 The ''people's bus'' from Calcutta rolls into Dhaka and is formally received by the Prime Minister and his Bangladesh counterpart.
6/19/2000 Babu Parmanand, former speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, sworn in as the 12th Governor of Haryana.
6/19/2000 Salgocar wins the Pondicherry Millennium All India Football tournament in Pondicherry.


Other Historical Dates and Events
6/19/2000Sultan Ghiyasu'd-din Tughluq Shah, emperor of Delhi, passed away.
9/15/1997Prasar Bharati Act comes into force seeking to free Doordarshan and Akashvani from government control.
10/24/1994Justice Ahmad Mushabber Ahmadi sworn in as Chief Justice of India.
4/8/1937R. Gundurao, former Chief Minister of Karnataka and senior leader of Indira Congress, was born.
8/28/1904First car rally between Calcutta to Barakpur held.
3/8/1999The President formally revokes the proclamation imposing Central rule in Bihar after this was decided by the Union Cabinet earlier in the day.
3/4/1995Kakrapar nuclear power station's second unit located near Surat synchronised to the western grid after mandatory tests.
11/11/1992S.Bangarappa resigns as the CM of Karnataka.
10/19/1910Subrahamanyam 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.
10/19/1910Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev, was born on Baisakhi in a Khatri family in Talwandi Rae Bhoe in Pakistan, known as Nankana Sahib. Guru Nanak's birthday has been traditionally celebrated on Katik Poornamashi. Althought the correct birth date has been established as Vaisakh 1 (April 14), it will continue to be celebrated on Katik Poornamashi until such time as it is changed to Vaisakh 1. (Most Sikhs in the present day consider themselves members of a separate religion.).