Check out below about Today in History India 19 May in Indian history or May 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 May 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 May 19.
1536, 19th May: Anne Boleyn, the wife of King Henry VIII of England, was beheaded for adultery.
1743, 19th May: Jean-Pierre Christine developed a centigrade temperature scale.
1892, 19th May: Noted playwright and poet Oscar Wilde were released from prison.
1926, 19th May: Benito Mussolini declared Italy a fascist nation.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on May 19
1824: Nana Saheb Peshwa II, an Indian Peshwa of the Maratha empire.
1908: Manik Bandopadhyay, an Indian writer and novelist.
1910: Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi.
1913: Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, the sixth President of India.
1925: Malcolm X, an African American human rights activist.
1934: Ruskin Bond, an Indian author of British descent.
1938: Girish Karnad, an Indian actor, and film director.
1974: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, an Indian actor.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on May 19
1904: Jamsetji Tata, an Indian pioneer industrialist, who founded the Tata Group.
1958: Sir Jadunath Sarkar, an Indian historian.
1979: Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, a Hindi novelist, literary historian, essayist, critic, and scholar.
1995: Vinay Chandra Maudgalya, an Indian classical musician.
1997: Sombhu Mitra, an Indian film and stage actor, director, and playwright.
1999: Ramesh Tendulkar, a Marathi novelist. He is the father of famous cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.
2008: Vijay Tendulkar, a leading Indian playwright, movie and television writer, literary essayist, political journalist, and social commentator.