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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on October 19, the day number in a year is 292 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 293. October 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.

October 19 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
202Publius Cornelius Scipio, a consul of the Roman Republic, decisively defeated Hannibal and the Carthaginians at Zama, ending the Second Punic War.
1469Ferdinand II of Aragon married Isabella I of Castile, a marriage that paved the way to the unification of Aragonand Castile into a single country, Spain.
1630The first general court was held in Boston.
1722The French C Hoffer built a fire extinguisher.
1739England declared war with Spain.
1781American Revolutionary War-British forces led by LordCornwallis officially surrendered to Franco-American forces under GeorgeWashington, ending the Siege of Yorktown.
1781The British General Cornwillas surrendered to America, ending the American Revolutionary War.
1781The British General Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown at 2 clock in the afternoon; The resulting American Revolutionary War ended.
1789John Jay was sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the UnitedStates.
1813The war of Lapzing ended.
1853The first flour mill was started in the US Hawaiian Province.
1853The first flour mill was started in Hawaii.
1864American Civil War-Despite incurring nearly twice as many casualties as the Confederates, the Union Army emerged victorious in the Battle of Cedar Creek.
1872215 kg), the world's largest gold piece found in New South Wales.
1900The German scientist Max Planck proposed the \ 'Planck's law \'. It is also called the rule of \ 'black body emission \'.
1900Painter Henry O Tanner won the Medal of Honor at the Paris Exhibition.
1904The Polytechnic University of the Philippines, the country'slargest university in terms of enrollment, opened as the Manila BusinessSchool.
1917Dallas Love Field Airport opened to Public.
1920Pandurang Shastri Athalve, the founder of the Swadhyaya family, was born in Maharashtra.
1924Abdul Aziz himself announced the defense of holy places in Mecca.
1926The Imperial Conference was held in London
1943Streptomycin, the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis, wasfirst isolated by researchers at Rutgers University.
1943Allied aircraft sank the cargo ship Sinfra, killing over 2,000 people, mostly Italian POWs.
1943Albert Schütz, a student of Rutgerg University, developed the drug \ 'streptomycin \' used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
1947As per the Federal Works administrator minimum wage of 40 cents per hour is outdated and should be reformed to 75 cents per hour.
1950Mother Teresa founded the Missionary of Charities in Kolkata. Mother Teresa was a Roman Catholic nun who held Indian citizenship.
1956Russia and Japan signed and officially ended the 1945 war between the two countries.
1960The US has imposed a restriction on exports to Cuba.
1970The first MiG-21 aircraft manufactured in India was inducted into the Indian Air Force. It is a super sonic fighter jet which was built by the Soviet Union.
1986The President of Mozambique Samora Machel and 33 others die when their plane crashes into the Lebombo Mountains.
1986President of Mozambique Samora Machel and 43 others were killedwhen his presidential aircraft crashed in the Lebombo Mountains justinside the border of South Africa.
1987Iran–Iraq War-United States Navy forces destroyed twoIranian oil platforms in the Persian Gulf in response to an Iranianmissile attack on a Kuwaiti oil tanker.
1988A bill approved by the senate restricts the amount of ads that can be shown during children's TV programs.
1989The Troubles-The Guildford Four had their convictions quashedafter serving 15 years for their alleged involvement in the Guildfordpub bombings.
1993Benazir Bhutto became the Prime Minister of Pakistan for the second time.
2003Pope John Paul II declared Mother Teresa blessed. This is the first step towards the title of saint.
2004Irish aid worker Margaret Hassan was abducted in Baghdad byunidentified kidnappers, who murdered her about four weeks later.
2005According to reports 2600 birds have died of the H5N1 virus near Hohhot, Inner Mongolia.
2005Hurricane Wilma became the most intense Atlantic hurricane onrecord with a minimum atmospheric pressure of 882 mbar.
2006South Korean Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon, who is also the United Nations Secretary-General, has cautioned that a second nuclear test that will be conducted by North Korea will lead to "grave consequences.
2007Leaders of the European Union reach agreement on the Lisbon Treaty following last-minute concessions to Poland, Italy and Bulgaria.
2008A bridge in East Delhi, which was under construction for the Delhi Mass Rapid Transit System falls, killing 1 and leaving at least 9 wounded.
200932 Extra Solar planets are discovered. This sets a record for most exoplanets being discovered in one day and in one month.
2012The bombing in Lebanon's capital, Beirut, killed eight people and injured 110.
2014Sweden is searching its waters for a possible intrusion by a Russian submarine after identifying a Russian-language emergency communication; Russian officials refute knowledge of any submarines functioning in Sweden's territory.



Famous Birthdays of October 19:

YearName / Profession / Country
1895Lewis Mumford / Historian / United States of America
1933Anthony Skingsley / Air Marshal / United Kingdom
1916Emil Gilels / Pianist / Ukraine
1926Vladimir Shlapentokh / Academic / United States of America
1994Agnė Sereikaitė / Speed Skater / Lithuania
1979Brian Robertson / Trombonist / United States of America
1688William Cheselden / Surgeon / United Kingdom
1810Cassius Marcellus Clay / Journalist / United States of America
1928Lou Scheimer / Producer / United States of America
1931John le Carré / Author / United Kingdom
1958Carolyn Browne / Diplomat / United Kingdom
1949Lynn Dickey / Footballer / United States of America
1936James Bevel / Activist / United States of America
1934Yakubu Gowon / Politician / Nigeria
1873Bart King / Cricketer / United States of America
1918Robert Schwarz Strauss / Lawyer / United States of America
1970Chris Kattan / Actor / United States of America
1610James Butler / Politician / United Kingdom
1930Mavis Nicholson / Journalist / United Kingdom
1896Bob O'Farrell / Baseball Player / United States of America
1978Henri Sorvali / Guitarist / Finland
1960Susan Straight / Author / United States of America
1922Jack Anderson / Author / United States of America
1917William Joel Blass / Lawyer / United States of America
1925Emilio Eduardo Massera / Admiral / Argentina
1938Bill Morris / Politician / United Kingdom
1927Pierre Alechinsky / Illustrator / Belgium
1966Dimitris Lyacos / Poet / Greece
1943Robin Holloway / Academic / United Kingdom
1814Theodoros Vryzakis / Painter / Greece

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