April 19 in History – What happened on 19 April in Past

19 April - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on April 19, the day number in a year is 109 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 110. April 19 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

April 19 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
65The freedman Milichus betrayed Gaius Calpurnius Piso's plot tokill the Emperor Nero and all the conspirators were arrested.
797Byzantine emperor Constantine VI was captured, blinded, and imprisoned by the supporters of his mother Irene.
1451Bahlol Khan Lodi captured Delhi.
1713With no living male heirs, Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI issued the Pragmatic Sanction to ensure one of his daughters would inherit the Habsburg lands.
1719In Louisiana (New France), Bienville's brother came to take part in the French War, after which war was declared between France and Spain from December 1718.
1770Captain James Cook became the first Western man to reach Australia.
1775The American Revolutionary War began with the Battles of Lexington and Concord in the British colony of Massachusetts.
1775Beginning of the American Revolution.
1809War of the Fifth Coalition-The French won a hard-fought victory over Austria in Lower Bavaria when their opponents withdrew from the field of battle that evening.
1837Cheyenne University was established as a Colored Youth Institute.
1839The Treaty of London made Belgium an independent empire and constituted Luxembourg as a Grand Duchy.
1861American Civil War The first bloodshed of the war took place when Confederate sympathizers in Baltimore, Maryland, attacked members of the Massachusetts militia en route to Washington, D.C.
1882Famous zoologist Charles Darwin passed away.
1897The first Boston Marathon was held with fifteen men competing, with John McDermott winning.
1910The Heli tail stars were first seen with open eyes.
1919Leslie Irwin of the US jumped from the parachute for the first time.
1920Germany and Bolshevists agreed to release Russian prisoners of war.
1927American actress Mae West was sentenced to ten days in jail for corrupting the morals of youth' for her play Sex.
1933Les Posen won the Boston Marathon.
1934Dave Komonen won the Boston Marathon.
1943The Holocaust Nazi troops entered the Warsaw Ghetto to round up the remaining Jews, sparking the first mass uprising in Poland against the German occupation.
1947522 people were killed as a French ship exploded near the Texas City harbor.
1948Chiang Kai-shek became the President of China.
1956American actress Grace Kelly married Rainier III to Prince Monaco.
1960Students in South Korea held a nationwide pro-democracy protest against President Syngman Rhee, eventually forcing him to resign.
1967Yugoslav author Mihajlo Mihajlov was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment.
1972The Constitution was revised by Hungary.
1972Bangladesh became a member of the Commonwealth.
19751st Satellite was launched by India with the help of USSR.
1975With the help of erstwhile Soviet Russia, the first Indian satellite Aryabhata was launched.
1982Sally Ride was announced as the 1st woman in astronaut.
1982Salyut 7 space station was put into orbit by the USSR.
1983Nuclear Tests were performed by France.
1984Scottish-born composer Peter Dodds McCormick 'Advance Australia Fair', a patriotic song that was first performed in 1878,officially replaced 'God Save the Queen' as Australia's national anthem.
1989A gun turret on board the United States Navy battleship Iowa exploded, killing 47 sailors.
1993The 51-day siege of the Mount Carmel Center, the home of the Branch Davidian religious sect outside Waco, Texas, ended when a fire broke out, killing over 70 people.
1995168 people were killed at Federal Building in Oklahoma City by Truck Bomb.
1995A car bomb destroyed much of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, killing 168 people and injured over 800 others.
1996The Pepsi Cup was captured by South-Africa as it defeated Pakistan in the finals.
1997Renee Slaughter was crowned as the 14th Miss Hawaiian Tropic International.
2003China's female lifter Bang Ming Chien set a world record.
2005Cardinal Yosif Ransinger of Germany was elected the new Pope of the Roman Catholic Church.
2006The first astronaut Neil Armstrong was presented a moon piece brought by him.
2007The Wizard of ID series cartoonist Brand Parker passed away.
2011Former Cuban President Fidel Castro resigned after remaining in the Communist Party of Cuba's Central Committee for 45 years.

Famous Birthdays of April 19:

YearName / Profession / Country
1981Ryuta Hara / Footballer / Japan
1990Jackie Bradley / Baseball Player / United States of America
1987Maria Sharapova / Tennis Player / Russia
1835Julius Krohn / Journalist / Finland
1962Al Unser Jr. / Racing Car Driver / United States of America
1985Valon Behrami / Footballer / Switzerland
1933Jayne Mansfield / Actress / United States of America
1935Dudley Moore / Actor / United Kingdom
1958Stevie B / Writer / United States of America
1960Nicoletta Braschi / Actress / Italy
1957Tony Martin / Writer / United Kingdom
1941Roberto Carlos / Singer / Brazil
1969Susan Polgar / Chess Player / United States of America
1936Wilfried Martens / Politician / Belgium
1981Hayden Christensen / Actor / Canada
1908Irena Eichlerówna / Actress / Poland
1979Kate Hudson / Actress / United States of America
1949Larry Walters / Pilot / United States of America
1483Paolo Giovio / Bishop / Italy
626Eanflæd / Nun / United Kingdom
1982Rocco Sabato / Footballer / Italy
1721Roger Sherman / Politician / United States of America
1972Rivaldo / Footballer / Brazil
1960Ara Gevorgyan / Pianist / Armenia
1956Mukesh Rishi / Actor / India
1758William Carnegie / Army Officer / Scotland
1964Kim Weaver / Astronomer / United States of America
1603Michel Le Tellier / Politician / France
1885Karl Tarvas / Architect / Estonia
1959Jane Campbell / Activist / United Kingdom

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