19th January
19th January

This Day in History on 19 January

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

Important Days

National Sanctity of Human Life Day

Kokborok Day (Tripura, India)


Important Events

1839 – The British East India Company captures Aden.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1911 – Choor Singh, Indian-Singaporean lawyer and judge (d. 2009)

1984 – Karun Chandhok, Indian race car driver


Death/ Death Anniversary

1905 – Debendranath Tagore, Indian philosopher and author (b. 1817)

1990 – Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, Indian guru and mystic (b. 1931)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History