According to Gregory calendar, on August 19, the day number in a year is 232 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 233. August 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.

Important Historical Events of 19 August in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1591The French king Henri IV captured the city of Rouen in northern France.
1600Mughal Emperor Akbar captured Ahmednagar.
1612The three women of Lancashirevilge of Sammelsbury accused 'Sammelsbari Witches' of practicing witchcraft in one of the most famous witch tests in English history.
1745Boney Prince Charlie raised the jacobite standard in Glenfinain of Scottish Highlands to start the second jacobite rising.
1812The USS Constitution was defeated in the 1812-American Navy War, the Nebritish Royal Navy defeated HMS Gurreyar on the coast of Nova Scotia in Canada, leading to its surname 'Old Ironusides'.
1839World Photography Day started when a report was presented about the discovery of the photo element.
1895American dacoit and folk hero John Wesley Hardine was shot dead in Texas's El Paso.
1897The first electric taxi operated in London.
1897The first electric taxi driver drove in London.
1915Ration law came into effect in the Netherlands.
1918The 9th President of the country Shankar Dayal Sharma was born.
1929The highly influential American radio comedy show Amos 'N ' Andy (Stars Freeman Gosden and Charles Korel Picture) made their debut.
1934Adolf Hitler is given full power to Germany, as the votes of the German people put the positions of Chancellor and President in the event of fuel.
1942The Second World War-Mitra Army faced more than 3,000 casualties, when they failed to attack the German-Quiz port of Deppa, France.
1945During the August Revolution against French colonial rule, under Ho Chi Minh, Vith Minh took over Hanoi in North Vietnam.
1949Bhubaneshwar became the capital of Odisha.
1953The United Kingdom and the United States intelligence agencies stopped the coup of Iran Prime Minister Mohammad Mosdeg and restored the full monarchy of Mohammad Raza Pahlavi.
1960Soviet space dogs Belka and Straelka began revolving around the Korbal -Sputnik -2 spacecraft.
1964The communication satellite Syncom 3 was launched.
1978Omani entrepreneur Kayes Al Khonji was born.
1978422 died due to fire in Iran's cinema house.
1981Two American F -14 Tomats shot two Libya's Su -22. The US Navy conducted military exercises in Sidara's Gulf.
1989Hungary opened its limit with Austria as part of the paan-european picnic, allowing several hundred East Germans to blame Westway.
1993Famous actor and producer of Hindi and Bengali films Utpal Dutt died.
2003A suicide bomber in Hamas killed 23 people in a crowded public bus in Shamruel Hanvi Quarter Jerusalam and injured more than 130 people.
2005In the southern Ontario of Canada, thunderstorms created a minimum tornado, which occurred in loss of over $ 500 million.
2006A Turkish-Irani natural gas pipeline is running in the Agri province. Turkish officials said the separatists were responsible.
2007A week-long heat wave in the southeast and midwest of the United States caused 49 deaths.
2008North Korea declared Sweden as the enemy and the United States as a war puppet.
2009A series of bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, killed 101 people and injured 565.
2010The Oxford dictionary of English connects new words and phrases to the language including Vuvuzela, carbon possession and storage, toxic debt, and quantitative ease.
2010Operation Iraqi Freedom came to an end with the last brigade of the US Army moving to Kuwait.
2012Japan won the 2012 Women's baseball World Cup, won its third direct title.
2013The first similar-sex wedding in New Zealand managed to pass the marriage equality bill in April.
295The oldest temple was dedicated to Venus, the Roman Devi of love, beauty and fertility.

Important Historical Events of 19 August in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1757The first one rupee coin of the East India Company was made in the Calcutta mint.
2005Between the most serious conflicts on the Indo-Bangladesh border in recent months, Bangladesh Rifles set open fire from India in West Bengal. About 500 rounds were fired in the dispute, but there was no reason.
2014The meeting between the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan has been called a bandh due to a meeting of Pakistani officials with separatists in the Kashmir region, which is a disputed province among nations.

Important Days of 19 August National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
World Photography DayInternational Day
World Humanitarian DayInternational Day
World Humanitarian DayInternational Day
Afghan Independence Day (Afghan Victory Day)National Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 19 August 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1989Rohit Khandelwal / Model / India
1887S. Satyamurti / Politician / India
1907Acharya Hajari Prasad Dwivedi / Writer / India
1907Hazari Prasad Dwivedi / Author / India
1907Swaran Singh / Politician / India
1910Sister Alphonsa / Saint / India
1918Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma / Politician / India
1918Shankar Dayal Sharma / Politician / India
1918Shankardayal Sharma / Politician / India
1950Sudha Murthy / Author / India
1967Khandro Rinpoche / Spiritual Leader / India
1967Nandana Sen / Actress / India
1976Neeta Ghosh / Pilot / India
1989Rohit Khandelwal / Actor / India

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