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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on March 19, the day number in a year is 78 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 79. March 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.

March 19 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
715The papacy of Gregory II began; his conflict with Byzantine emperor Leo III eventually led to the establishment of the pope's temporal power.
1499Thirteen-year-old Catherine of Aragon, the first wife of Henry VIII of England, was married by proxy to his brother, 12-year-old Arthur, Prince of Wales.
1542The Prome Kingdom, in present-day central Burma, was conquered by the Taungoo Dynasty.
1707The Act of Union with Scotland was approved by the Parliament of England.
1743French physicist Jean-Pierre Christin published the design of amercury thermometer with the centigrade scale, with 0 representing the freezing point of water and 100 its boiling point.
1748Natural law authorized the granting of Jews to colonize the North American colonies.
1775Poland and Prussia signed trade agreements.
1776American Revolutionary War: A Continental Army garrison west of Montreal surrendered to British troops in the Battle of The Cedars.
1780A combination of thick smoke, fog, and heavy cloud cover cause darkness to fall on parts of Canada and the New England area of the United States by noon.
1817The Articles of Association of the Bank of Montreal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada's oldest chartered bank, were adopted.
1831First Bank Robbery in America, $ 245,000 robbery at Citibank, New York, USA.
1845Captain Sir John Franklin and his ill-fated Arctic expedition departed from Greenhi the, England; the entire 129-man complement would be lost.
1850American Express was founded by Henry Wells & William Fargo.
1861The first Taranaki war ended in New Zealand.
1866The intruder vessel sank at Monarch Leverpull, killing 738 people.
1873German lordship Max Rier was born in the brand Bavaria.
1877Australia defeated England by 45 runs in the first Test match.
1877Australia defeated England by 45 runs in the first Test match.
1895The Loomiers Brothers recorded the first footage from their new patent cinematograph.
1895Tram rail service was provided in Los Angeles.
1911Parks Canada, the world's first national park service, was established as the Dominion Parks Branch under the Department of the Interior.
1939Winston Churchill signed British Russian anti-Nazi pact on May 19, 1939. Thus both the countries made an alliance against Germany as a part of World War II.
1943Berlin was declared as Judenrein on May 19, 1943 following the Holocaust, a genocide in which millions of Jews were killed by Nazi regime and its collaboration during World War II.
1944Azad Hind Fauj hoisted the national flag in Northeast India.
1953The Academy Awards were broadcast for the first time on television.
1962During a televised birthday celebration for U.S. President JohnF. Kennedy at New York City's Madison Square Garden, actress and model Marilyn Monroe performed her infamous rendition of 'Happy Birthday to You'.
1962Bob Dylan's debut album was released in the United States.
1970The leaders of East and West Germany met for the first time after the partition of Germany in 1949.
1971Eastern Naval Command's submarine base INS Virbahu was commissioned on May 19, 1971 in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. It was the first submarine station of India and Commander K.S. Subramanian was its first commanding officer.
1971Mars 2, an unmanned space probe of Mars Program, was launched on May 19, 1971 by Soviet Union. The Lander of Mars 2 became the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars.
1976Commonwealth restriction on the freedom of Australian residents to own, buy and sell gold was removed on May 19, 1976. Eelier no one was authorized of the ownership and trading of the gold in Australia except Reserve Bank or a person authorized by the bank.
1982Legendary politician JB Kripalani died in Ahmedabad.
1986The Firearm Owners' Protection Act was passed by United States Congress government, effective from May 19, 1986. It has revised many provisions of the Gun Control Act, 1968 under United Stated Federal Law.
1990The first women's ice hockey competition was held in Ottawa, the capital of Canada.
1991Despite a boycott by the local Serb population, voters in Croatia passed a referendum supporting independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
1994The world's largest omelet of size 1383 square feet was prepared in Yokohama, Japan, with one lakh 60 thousand eggs.
1995Indian-american Balamurali Ambati became the world's youngest doctor at the age of 17 on May 19, 1995, graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine with distinction. He received the prestigious Raja-Lakshmi Award in Chennai in the same year.
1997The Sierra Gorda Biosphere, which encompasses the most ecologically diverse regions in Mexico, was established as a result of grassroots efforts.
1998Atal Bihari Vajpayee became Prime Minister for the second time.
2004The US sued China for the first time at the World Trade Organization.
2005Pakistan successfully test-fired the Shaheen-II missile.
2008The President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, stopped the execution of Sabarjit till April 30, 2008.
2009Sri Lanka declared victory on May 19, 2009 against LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) after 26 years of civil war.Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa delivered a victory address in the Parliament and declared the nation free from terrorism.
2010In Bangkok, the Thai military concluded a week-long crackdown on widespread protests by forcing the surrender of opposition leaders.
201327 people died in a bus accident in Maharashtra.



Famous Birthdays of March 19:

YearName / Profession / Country
1987Michal Švec / Footballer / Czech Republic
1937Egon Krenz / Politician / Germany
1849Alfred von Tirpitz / Politician / Poland
1956Yegor Gaidar / Politician / Russia
1942Heather Robertson / Journalist / Canada
1953Peter Hendy / Business Man / United Kingdom
1542Jan Zamoyski / Nobleman / Poland
1905Joe Rollino / Wrestler / United States of America
1964Jake Weber / Actor / United Kingdom
1955Dorjee Khandu / Politician / India
1981Steve Cummings / Cyclist / United Kingdom
1927Richie Ashburn / Baseball Player / United States of America
1923Henry Morgentaler / Physician / Canada
1973Brant Bjork / Drummer / United States of America
1954Cho Kwang-rae / Football Coach / South Korea
1932Gail Kobe / Actress / United States of America
1952Martin Ravallion / Academic / Australia
1922Hiroo Onoda / Lieutenant / Japan
1824William Allingham / Poet / Ireland
1942Richard Dobson / Writer / United States of America
1928Patrick McGoohan / Actor / United States of America
1881Edith Nourse Rogers / Politician / United States of America
1946Paul Atkinson / Guitarist / United Kingdom
1904John Sirica / Lawyer / United States of America
1985Inesa Jurevičiūtė / Figure Skater / Lithuania
1976Andre Miller / Basketball Player / United States of America
1943Vern Schuppan / Racing Car Driver / Australia
1892James Van Fleet / Diplomat / United States of America
1987Miloš Teodosić / Basketball Player / Serbia
1945Modestas Paulauskas / Basketball Player / Lithuania

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