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Today in History India 19 July

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Check out below about Today in History India 19 July in Indian history or July 19 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 19 July in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.

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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on 19 July

1763, 19th July: Mir Qasim was defeated in the ‘Katwa’ battle by the British.

1832, 19th July: The British Medical Association was founded as the Provincial Medical and Surgical Association by Sir Charles Hastings at a meeting in the Board Room of the Worcester Infirmary.

1949, 19th July: The king of Tehri Garhwal announced a merger with the Indian Union.

1969, 19th July: The Indian government nationalized 14 major commercial banks.

1974, 19th July: The remains of Indian revolutionary Udham Singh were brought from London to New Delhi.

1976, 19th July: Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal was created.

2007, 19th July: Pratibhatai Patil became the First Woman President of India.

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on July 19

1814: Samuel Colt, an American inventor, industrialist, and businessman.

1827: Mangal Pandey, an Indian revolutionary.

1863: D. L. Ray, a Bengali poet, playwright, and musician.

1896: A. J. Cronin, a Scottish physician, and novelist.

1909: Balamani Amma, an Indian poet.

1938: Jayant Narlikar, an Indian astrophysicist.

1955: Roger Binny, an Indian former cricketer.

1956: Rajendra Prasad, an Indian film actor.

1961: Harsha Bhogle, an Indian cricket commentator and journalist.

1976: Benedict Cumberbatch, an English actor.

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on July 19

1882: F. M. Balfour, a British biologist.

1968: Pratap Singh Rao Gaekwad, the last ruling Maharaja of Baroda.

1993: Girilal Jain, an Indian journalist.

2018: Gopaldas Neeraj, an Indian poet and author.

2020: Rajat Mukherjee, an Indian director.

What happened in India on 19 July

19-July-1309
Saint Visoba Khechar, was the yogi-guru of the Varkari poet-saint Namdev of Maharashtra, took Samadhi.

19-July-1763
Mir Kasim was defeated in ‘Katwa’ battle by Britishers.

19-July-1925
Dinesh Singh, freedom fighter and politician, was born at Kalakankar (U.P).

19-July-1938
Jayant Vishnu Narlikar, great Indian space scientist and mathematician, was born at Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

19-July-1949
Raja of Tehri Garhwal announces merger with Indian Union.

19-July-1952
India all out 82 in 2nd innings after making 52 runs earlier in the day.

19-July-1955
Roger Michael Humphery Binny, Indian medium-pace all-rounder early eighties, was born at Bangalore.

19-July-1965
Batukeshwar Dutt, great revolutionary, passed away.

19-July-1969
Indian Government nationalised 14 major commercial banks of India by Presidental ordinance.

19-July-1974
Udham Singh’s, revolutionary, ashes brought to Delhi from London.

19-July-1987
Rajiv Gandhi,Congress President, expels V.P. Singh from Congress and orders probe into Ajitabh Bachhan’s property abroad.

19-July-1990
Planning Commission decides to make changes in the Gadgil formula for central assistance to States in consultation with states.

19-July-1993
Girilal Jain, senior journalist, passed away.

19-July-1994
The Tamil Nadu Bill for continuance of the 69\% reservation policy in the state receives the President’s assent.

19-July-1998
The INSAT-2C satellite suffers “disorientation” – loss of earth lock – briefly.

19-July-1998
Tremors measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale rocked Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

19-July-2000
The Centre has no locus standi in Thackeray case, says the Prime Minister and rejects the resignations of Shiv Sena nominees in the Union Cabinet– Manohar Joshi, Suresh Prabhu and Balasaheb Vikhe-Patil.

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