This Day in History on 19 December

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 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Goa Liberation Day

Important Events

1927 – Three Indian revolutionaries, Ram Prasad Bismil, Roshan Singh and Ashfaqulla Khan, are executed by the British Raj for participation in the Kakori conspiracy.
1929 – The Indian National Congress promulgates the Purna Swaraj (the Declaration of the Independence of India).

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1934 – Pratibha Patil, Indian lawyer and politician, 12th President of India

1966 – Rajesh Chauhan, Indian cricketer

1969 – Nayan Mongia, Indian cricketer

Death/ Death Anniversary

1927 – Ashfaqulla Khan, Indian activist (b. 1900)


1927 – Ram Prasad Bismil, Indian poet and activist (b. 1897)

2014 – S. Balasubramanian, Indian journalist and director (b. 1936)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History