This Day in History on 19 October

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 19 October. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1910 – Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-American astrophysicist, astronomer, and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)


1917 – Sharadchandra Shankar Shrikhande, Indian mathematician

1920 – Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian activist, philosopher, and spiritual leader (d. 2003)

1961 – Sunny Deol, Indian actor and producer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2011 – Kakkanadan, Indian author (b. 1935)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History