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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
07/19/1309 Saint Visoba Khechar, was the yogi-guru of the Varkari poet-saint Namdev of Maharashtra, took Samadhi.
07/19/1763 Mir Kasim was defeated in 'Katwa' battle by Britishers.
07/19/1925 Dinesh Singh, freedom fighter and politician, was born at Kalakankar (U.P).
07/19/1938 Jayant Vishnu Narlikar, great Indian space scientist and mathematician, was born at Kolhapur, Maharashtra.
07/19/1949 Raja of Tehri Garhwal announces merger with Indian Union.
07/19/1952 India all out 82 in 2nd innings after making 52 runs earlier in the day.
07/19/1955 Roger Michael Humphery Binny, Indian medium-pace all-rounder early eighties, was born at Bangalore.
07/19/1965 Batukeshwar Dutt, great revolutionary, passed away.
07/19/1969 Indian Government nationalised 14 major commercial banks of India by Presidental ordinance.
07/19/1974 Udham Singh's, revolutionary, ashes brought to Delhi from London.
07/19/1987 Rajiv Gandhi,Congress President, expels V.P. Singh from Congress and orders probe into Ajitabh Bachhan's property abroad.
07/19/1990 Planning Commission decides to make changes in the Gadgil formula for central assistance to States in consultation with states.
07/19/1993 Girilal Jain, senior journalist, passed away.
07/19/1994 The Tamil Nadu Bill for continuance of the 69\% reservation policy in the state receives the President's assent.
07/19/1998 The INSAT-2C satellite suffers ``disorientation'' - loss of earth lock - briefly.
07/19/1998 Tremors measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale rocked Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
07/19/2000 The Centre has no locus standi in Thackeray case, says the Prime Minister and rejects the resignations of Shiv Sena nominees in the Union Cabinet-- Manohar Joshi, Suresh Prabhu and Balasaheb Vikhe-Patil.


Other Historical Dates and Events
01/19/1045Taimurlang passed away.
05/21/1999A powerful bomb explodes and another is defused on the road leading to the Imphal airport minutes before the Prime Minister landed to commence his two-day visit to the State.
05/25/1899Nazrul Islam, revolutionary and Bengali poet, was born in Churulia village of Burdwan district.
09/29/1993JD, JD(A) and SJP merge to fight BJP in the assembly elections.
09/15/1926Vande Mataram', a lengthy feature film produced by Vande Mataram Film Co, Bombay, was prohibited on September 15 by the Censor Board on the grounds that it was an underlying attack on the prestige of University Education in India. The film, however, was cleared on December 7 after deleting the objectionable scenes.
08/07/1986Lok Sabha passes Constitution 53rd Amendment bill conferring statehood on Mizoram.
06/07/1998India emerges World Bank's single largest borrower with cumulative loans of 44 billion dollars.
06/06/1909Morappakam Joysam Gopalan, cricketer (1 Test India v England 1933-34), was born in Maduranthakam, Madras.
02/18/1945Kal Yug' era passed away.
09/17/1950Govt. grants diplomatic recognition to Israel.