This Day in History on 19 November

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

Important Days

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day


World Toilet Day

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1828 – Rani Lakshmibai, Indian queen (d. 1858)

1845 – Agnes Giberne, Indian-English astronomer and author (d. 1939)

1917 – Indira Gandhi, Indian politician, 3rd Prime Minister of India (d. 1984)

1922 – Salil Chowdhury, Indian director, playwright, and composer (d. 1995)

1928 – Dara Singh, Indian wrestler, actor, and politician (d. 2012)

1975 – Sushmita Sen, Indian actress, model and Miss Universe 1994

1977 – Arun Vijay, Indian-Tamil film actor

Death/ Death Anniversary

1975 – Roger D. Branigin, American colonel, lawyer, and politician, 42nd Governor of Indiana (b. 1902)

1976 – Basil Spence, Indian-Scottish architect and academic, designed the Coventry Cathedral (b. 1907)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History