This Day in History on 19 June
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 June. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
- World Sickle Cell Day (International)
- World Sauntering Day
1949: People of Chandernagar, the French Indian Settlement, decided to merge with the Indian Union.
1966: Shiv Sena was established.
1979: Morarji Desai resigns after split in Janata Party.
1981: APPLE, India’s first experimental geo-stationary telecommunication satellite having experimental communication satellite, successfully launched by European Ariane, Kourou, French Guiana. This is the first to be stabilized on 3 axes
1990: NDC approves approach paper to the Eighth Plan.
1990: 13 Sri Lankan Tamils, including EPRLF Secretary General Padmanabha, were shot dead in Madras reportedly by LTTE men.
1991: Sudhakar Rao Naik (Cong-I) sworn in as the Maharashtra CM.
Birthday / Anniversary:
1871: Madhavrao Sapre was born.
1877: Pandurang Chimanaji Patil, famous agriculturist ofMaharashtra, was born.
1901: Raj Chandra Bose, an Indian mathematician, and statistician was born at Hosangabad in Madhya Pradesh.
1931: Nandini Satpathy, politician, was born at Cuttack in Orissa.
1947: Salman Rushdie, English writer, was born in Bombay.
1970: Rahul Gandhi, Indian lawyer and politician
Death / Death Anniversary:
1747: Nadirshaha passed away.
1949: Syed Zafarul Hasan, Indian philosopher and academic (b. 1885)