19 November In History - What Happened On This Day

According to Gregory calendar, on November 19, the day number in a year is 323 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 324. November 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 November in the World ⚡

YearIncident/Event
1493Christopher Columbus became the first European to land onPuerto Rico, naming it San Juan Bautista after John the Baptist.
1794The United States and Great Britain concluded the Jay Treaty,the basis for ten years of peaceful trade between the two nations.
1809The Spanish Army weakened in the Battle of Okana and 4000 soldiers of the Spanish Army were killed and others were wounded by the French Army.
1816The University of Warsaw, the largest university in Poland, was established as Congress Poland found itself a territory without auniversity.
1816The University of Warsaw was founded.
1822Nearly 200 people died from an earthquake near Valparaiso in Chile, causing a tsunami and extending the coastal region.
1824About ten thousand people died in floods in the city of St. Petersburg, Russia.
1828Rani of Jhansi kingdom ruled Maratha and Rani Lakshmibai, the first Indian freedom fighter of 1857, was born.
1863American Civil War-U.S. President Abraham Lincoln deliveredthe Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers' NationalCemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
1893The first color supplement Sunday was published by the New York World newspaper.
1895Frederick E. Blessdale patented paper pencils.
1910British Prime Minister Asquith campaigned for the British Parliament.
1912In the First Balkan War, Serbia's army captured Betola and ended the Ottoman rule of Macedonia.
1917India's first female Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was born, her full name was Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi.
1926The Paramount Theater opened in New York City.
1932The third Round Table Conference on Indian Independence opened in London.
1933Women got the right to franchise in the European country Spain.
1940A German bombing on Birmingham killed about 900 people.
1942World War II-Soviet troops launched Operation Uranus at theBattle of Stalingrad, with the goal of encircling Axis forces, turningthe tide of the battle in the Soviet Union's favour.
1943The Holocaust-Inmates at the Janowska concentration camp nearmodern Lviv, Ukraine, staged a failed uprising, after which the SSliquidated the camp, resulting in at least 6,000 deaths.
1952The European country Spain became a member of UNESCO.
1969Playing for Santos against Vasco da Gama in Rio de Janeiro,Brazilian footballer Pelé scored his 1000th goal.
1975Indian film actress Sushmita Sen was born in Hyderabad. Sushmita Sen is India's first Miss Universe.
1977TAP Portugal Flight 425 crashed while attempting to land atMadeira Airport in Funchal, Madeira, killing over 130 people on board.
1985Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev and US PresidentRonald Reagan held the first of five summit meetingsbetween them in Geneva.
1985The summit talks began in Switzerland between the two superpowers of the world - the former Soviet Union and the United States.
1994Indian film actress Aishwarya Rai won the title of Miss World.
1995Indian weightlifter Karnam Malleshwari holds the world record in weightlifting. She is the first woman player from India to win a medal in the Olympics.
1997Kalpana Chawla became the first Indian woman to go to space.
2005The Maoist rebels in Nepal, after many negotiations and discussions have decided to work with politicians from the opposition against the rule of King Gyanendra.
2005Iraq War-A group of United States Marines allegedly massacred twenty-four people in the town of Haditha in Iraq.
2006India’s Prithvi missile, that is capable of carrying a nuclear weapon is test fired.
2007Pervez Musharraf, President of Pakistan does not comply with United States Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte's plea to lift the state of emergency.
2008The Indian Navy frigate INS Tabar is successful in destroying a pirate ship and forcing the pirates of another ship to abandon their vessel, off the coast of Somalia.
2009Google has finally revealed the source code of its open source Operating system Chrome OS.
2010The cholera epidemic in Haiti has reportedly led to the death of approximately 1,100 people in spreading to the largest prison ever.
2010The first of four explosions took place at the Pike River Minein the West Coast Region of New Zealand in the nation's worst miningdisaster in nearly a century.
2011The United States effectively tests a new hypersonic weapon system, proficient enough of striking targets 3,700 kilometers away in around 30 minutes, as part of its Prompt Global Strike program.
2012As per the International charity Save The Children around 200,000 Syrian refugee children are in danger as winter begins in the Middle East.
2013A group associated with Al Qaeda, known as the Abdullah Azzam Brigades has taken full responsibility of the attacks.
201323 people killed, 160 others injured in a double suicide bombing near the Iranian embassy in Lebanon's capital, Beirut.
2014After the past accusations of sexual assault on comedian Bill Cosby reemerge, the American NBC television network cancels a project with him.

Important Historical Events of 19 November in India ⚡

YearIncident/Event
1828Rani of Jhansi kingdom ruled Maratha and Rani Lakshmibai, the first Indian freedom fighter of 1857, was born.
1917India's first female Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was born, her full name was Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi.
1932The third Round Table Conference on Indian Independence opened in London.
1975Indian film actress Sushmita Sen was born in Hyderabad. Sushmita Sen is India's first Miss Universe.
1994Indian film actress Aishwarya Rai won the title of Miss World.
1995Indian weightlifter Karnam Malleshwari holds the world record in weightlifting. She is the first woman player from India to win a medal in the Olympics.
1997Kalpana Chawla became the first Indian woman to go to space.
2006India’s Prithvi missile, that is capable of carrying a nuclear weapon is test fired.
2008The Indian Navy frigate INS Tabar is successful in destroying a pirate ship and forcing the pirates of another ship to abandon their vessel, off the coast of Somalia.

National and International Days of 19 November 🏁

Observation DayObservation Level
World Toilet DayInternational

Famous Birthdays of 19 November 😀

Birth YearDeath YearName/Category/Country
18281858Rani Laxmibai / male / Freedom Fighter / India
19171984Indira Gandhi / Female / Politician / India
1975Sushmita Sen / Female / Actress / India

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