19 July In History - What Happened On This Day

According to Gregory calendar, on July 19, the day number in a year is 200 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 201. July 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 July in the World ⚡

64The Great Fire of Rome started among the shops around the CircusMaximus, eventually destroying three of fourteen Roman districts andseverely damaging seven others.
998Arab–Byzantine wars-After an initial Byzantine victory in the Battle of Apamea a lone Kurdish rider managed to kill Byzantine commander Damian Dalassenos, allowing Fatimid troops to turn the tide of the battle.
1545The English warship Mary Rose sank just outside Portsmouth during the Battle of the Solent; it was not rediscovered until 1971.
1553Lady Jane Grey was replaced by Mary I as Queen of England afterholding that title for just nine days.
1702Great Northern War-A numerically superior Polish–Saxon armyof Augustus II the Strong, operating from an advantageous defensiveposition, was defeated by a Swedish army half its size in the Battle ofKlissow.
1702The Swedish army led by King Charles captured the city of Kraków in the Czech Republic.
1702King Charles XII captured the Swedish troops.
1763Nawab Mir Qasim of Bengal was badly defeated by the British army in the Battle of Katwa.
1843SS Great Britain, the first ocean-going ship that had both aniron hull and a screw propeller, launched from Bristol, UK.
1848The two-day Women's Rights Convention, the first women's rightsand feminist convention held in the United States, opened in SenecaFalls, New York.
1860The first railway was extended to Kansas.
1870France declared war against Prussia.
1870Franco-Prussian War: France declares war against Prussia.
1900The first metro rail ran in Paris, the capital of France. The world's first metro service had started in London.
1903French cyclist Maurice Garin won the first Tour de France.
1908Feyenoord Rotterdam, today one of the 'big three' professionalfootball teams in the Netherlands, was founded as the club Wilhelmina ina pub.
1916First World War-'The worst 24 hours in Australia's entirehistory' occurred when Australian forces suffered heavy losses in theirunsuccessful assault on the Germans at the Battle of Fromelles inFrance.
1926A second government was formed in France under the leadership of Edward Herriot.
1941Tuskegee Army Air Field was formally opened.
1947Burmese nationalist Aung San and six members of his newlyformed cabinet were assassinated during a cabinet meeting.
1961The film was shown on the plane for the first time.
1963Joey Walker became the first person to go into space by plane.
1967America launches 'Explorer-35' to enter lunar orbit.
1969The Government of India decided to nationalize 14 major banks of the country.
1979The revolution of the people of Nicaragua country was successful.
1980Former Turkish Prime Minister Niht Erim was killed by 2 gunmen in Istanbul, Turkey.
1981French President François Mitterrand privately revealed toU.S. President Ronald Reagan documents showing that theSoviets had been stealing American technological research and development.
1989After suffering an uncontained failure of an engine whichdestroyed all of its hydraulic systems, United Airlines Flight 232 brokeup during an emergency landing in Sioux City, Iowa, US, killing 111people.
1992A car bomb killed anti-Mafia judge Paolo Borsellino and five policemen in Palermo, Italy, less than two months after the murder ofhis friend and colleague Giovanni Falcone.
1997The Provisional Irish Republican Army permanently resumed its ceasefire to end its 25-year campaign against British rule in NorthernIreland.
2003Russian astronaut Yuri Male Thanko became the first person to marry in space.
2005John G. Roberts, Jr. is nominated to the United States Supreme Court.
2008The US tested a missile capable of hitting long distances by setting targets in the Pacific Ocean.
2010A Tel Aviv judge orders safe deposit boxes at a Zurich bank opened; the boxes may contain drawings and manuscripts by writer Franz Kafka.
2011In a speech outside of Potala Palace, Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping declares he will crush attempts for an Independent Tibet.
2011Iran announces it has installed faster nuclear centrifuges to enrich uranium.
2012The United Kingdom freezes 100 million pounds of assets of Syrian leaders.
2012David Cameron, Britain's Prime Minister, suggests government spending cuts will be required until the end of the decade.
2013Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announces a plan to help settle Papua New Guinea asylum seekers who come to Australia by boat.
2013A Pontifical Commission is established by Pope Francise to investigate current accounting practices and implement new strategies for greater fiscal transparency and fiscal responsibility among all Vatican offices.
2014Russia retaliates against U.S. sanctions against certain individuals by denying visas to 13 Americans.
2014Tobacco company R. J. Reynolds must pay over $23 billion in resolution of a lawsuit filed by the widow of a man who died from lung cancer at age 36; the suit accused the company of hiding the health risks and habit-forming nature of cigarettes.

Important Historical Events of 19 July in India ⚡

1969The Government of India decided to nationalize 14 major banks of the country.

Famous Birthdays of 19 July 😀

Birth YearDeath YearName/Category/Country
18271857Mangal Pandey / male / Freedom Fighter / India

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