Check out below about Today in History India 19 March in Indian history or March 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 March 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.
Today’s Historical Events on March 19.
1877, 19th March: Australia defeated England by 45 runs in the first international cricket test match.
1965, 19th March: Indonesia nationalized all foreign oil companies.
1972, 19th March: A peace and friendship agreement signed between India and Bangladesh.
1998, 19th March: Atal Bihari Vajpayee became Prime Minister for the second time.
2001, 19th March: West Indies fast bowler Courtney Walsh took his 500th wicket in a Test cricket match. He became the first bowler to take 500 wickets in Test cricket.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on March 19
1900: Jean Frederic Joliot-Curie, a French physicist.
1919: D. K. Pattammal, an Indian Carnatic musician and a playback singer
1936: Ursula Andress, a Swiss film and television actress.
1938: Sai Paranjpye, an Indian movie director and screenwriter.
1955: Bruce Willis, an American actor and film producer.
1982: Eduardo Saverin, a Brazilian entrepreneur, and angel investor. He is one of the co-founders of Facebook.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on March 19
1950: Edgar Rice Burroughs, an American speculative fiction writer. He is the creator of Tarzan.
1978: M A Ayyangar, the Deputy Speaker and then-Speaker of the Lok Sabha in the Indian parliament.
1982: J. B. Kripalani, an Indian politician.
1998: E. M. S. Namboodiripad, an Indian communist politician and theorist, who served as the first Chief Minister of Kerala.
2005: John DeLorean, an American engineer and inventor.
2008: Sir Arthur C. Clarke, an English science-fiction writer.
2015: Sasimani Debi, the last living Mahari or Devdasi of Jagannath temple.
What happened in India on 19 March
Lokhitwadi started his column ‘Shatpatra’ in the newspaper named ‘Prabhakar’.
Dr. Dilawar Hussain, right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper, was born.
Santosh Kumar Ganguly, cricket test empire and 10 test 1955-65, was born in Bengal. He also played Hockey and Football. He is the aurthor of “Manual of Cricket Umpires” and “Technique of Umpiring Hockey”.
British fire on 20,000 Muslims, killing 23.
Satydev Dubey, stage artist, was born.
Raghav Kaneria, great artist and decorator, was born.
Abbas Ali Baig, cricketer (Indian bat 112 on debut v England 1959), was born in Hyderabad.
Azad Hind Fauj hoisted the National Flag for the first time in North East India. On this event Bimal Roy produced the film ‘Pehla Aadmi’.
The first helicopter S-55 arrived at Bombay by sea.
Raja Kelkar Museum, which belonged to Dinkar Gangadhar Kelkar, was opened for the people.
India and Bangladesh singed mutual aid treaty for peace and friendship for 25 years.
Mine explosion in Bihar kills 47.
President’s rule in Assam.
Acharya J. B. Kripalani, writer, nationalist, parliamentarian, founder of Kissan Mazdoor Dal and president of Indian National Congress in 1946, passed away at the age of 94.
Madhu Dandavate,Union Finance Minister, submits Rs. 7,206 crore deficit budget with a mixed bag of new levies and concessions.
Vinaychandra Maudgal, founder of Gandharva Mahavidyalay of Delhi and music expert, passed away.
Election Commission announces dates of Lok Sabha elections (Apr. 27, May 2, 7 & 21) and Assembly elections in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, West Bengal, Assam & Pondicherry.
BJP and BSP agree for a coalition government in Uttar Pradesh.
BJP-led coalition government is sworn in. Atal Behari Vajpayee became the second time Prime Minister of India.
Abdul Rauf Seddiopui, Samajwadi Party leader, is shot dead near Jadharpur village in Bareilly district.
E.M.S. Namboodiripad, veteran communist leader of CPM and Kerala’s first Chief Minister, passed away in Thiruvananthapuram at the age of 88.
Salgaocar emerged National Football League champions in Calcutta with a match to spare.
The banned Maoist Communist Centre kills 34 Bhumihars at Senari village in Jehanabad district in Bihar.
Bill Clinton, US President, arrives to a warm welcome in India. This was the first presidential visit of a US head in two decades.