According to Gregory calendar, January 19 is the day number 19 in a given year. January 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 January in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1597Maharana Pratap, the Rajput king of Mewar, who chewed the chickens to the Mughals, died.
1607San Agustin Church in Manila, the oldest church in the Philippines, was completed.
1746During the Second Jacobite Rising, Bonnie Prince Charlie Occupied the town of Stirling, Scotland, but failed to capture the castle.
1764English radical and politician John Wilkes was expelled from the British Parliament and declared an outlaw for seditious libel.
1764John Wilkes was expelled from the House of Commons in Great Britain for treason.
1795A day after William V, Prince of Orange, fled the Dutch Republic as a result of the Batavian Revolution, the Batavian Republic was established.
1829August Kalingemann's Johann Wolfgang von Foust premiered at Braunschweig.
1853Giuseppe Verdi's opera Il trovatore was first performed at the Teatro Apollo in Rome.
1862American Civil War-In their first significant victory, Union Forces defeated the Confederates at the Battle of Mill Springs near modern Nancy, Kentucky.
1905Bungalow litterateur Devendranath Tagore died.
1907Eminent music composer Aminullah Hussain of Iran was born into an Iranian family in Turkmenistan.
1910The commercial and friendly agreement between Germany and Bolivia ended.
1917Approximately 50 tons of TNT exploded at a munitions factory in Silver town in West Ham, present-day Greater London, killing more than 70 people and injuring more than 400 others.
1920The US Senate voted against joining the League of Nations of America.
1921Central American countries Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador signed the agreement.
1927The British government decided to send its army to China.
1938General Motors began mass production of diesel engines.
1942The Japanese army attacked Burma.
1949The Caribbean country Cuba recognized Israel.
1978Judge William H. Webster of the Federal Court of Appeal was appointed FBI Director.
1983The Nazi SS officer Klaus Barbie was arrested in Bolivia, 32 years after the US Army Counter Intelligence Corps helped him flee to Argentina.
1990Ignoring the ban on playing cricket with South Africa, a group of 15 cricketers from England arrived in Johannesburg to play cricket with South Africa.
1992“City of Angels” closed at Virginia Theater New York City. It has made 878 performances.
1995Jean-Claude Juncker (28) swears in as premier of Luxembourg.
1996NHL approved move of Winnipeg Jets to Phoenix.
2006In the deadliest aviation accident in Slovak history, an Antonov An-24 aircraft operated by the Slovak Air Force crashed in northern Hungary, killing 42 of the 43 people on board.
2007The decision to confer the Jawaharlal Nehru Award on Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed bin Timur al Saeed of Oman.
2007Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink was assassinated by a Turkish nationalist for his statements on the Armenian Genocide.
2010United States Navy troops had landed near the Haitian presidential palace. The troops have arrived with food, and other equipments to aid the victims of the earthquake.
2011The political prisoners of Tunisia are freed.
2011Somalia pirates seized the Mongolian bulk carrier sailing off the coast of Oman.
2012Kodak, the famous film and Camera Company, files for the bankruptcy protection.
2013Four climbers killed in avalanche in Glen Coe, Scotland.
2013NASA's Curiosity rover has found Calcium deposits on Mars. The deposits are similar to deposits formed on Earth when water circulates in cracks and rock fractures.
2014Ana Ivanovic, the Serbian Tennis player and 2008 French Open Champion beats Serena Williams during the fourth round of the 2014 Australian Open.
649War against the Western Turks-The forces of Kucha surrendered after a siege led by Tang Dynasty general Ashina She's, establishing Tang control over the northern Tarim Basin in Xinjiang.

Important Historical Events of 19 January in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1966The Congress Party chose Indira Gandhi as its leader for the post of Prime Minister of India. Indira Gandhi was elected the fourth Prime Minister of India. Indira Gandhi was the only daughter of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
1975A magnitude 6.8 Ms earthquake struck northern Himachal Pradesh,India, causing extensive damage to the region.

Famous People's Birthdays on 19 January 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1911Choor Singh / Lawyer / India
1984Karun Chandhok / Racing Car Driver / India

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