This Day in History: According to the Gregorian calendar, January 19 is the 19th day of the year and the 19th day in a leap year.
On this day let’s see some important events and anniversaries. We have compiled a list of some monumental events that happened all around the world on 19 January as well as birthdays of famous people.
Dharam Singh was a member of the gold medal-winning team in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. He was the coach of the Indian team in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. He was one of the finance fullbacks of Indian hockey.
India's 1964 Olympics Gold Hockey team🥇:— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) October 10, 2019
BS Kular https://t.co/sYJr5cwHTV pic.twitter.com/awzVN65Hsz
Karun Chandhok is an Indian racing driver and television presenter. He last competed in Formula E for Mahindra Racing. In 2010, Chandhok has competed for Hispania Racing in Formula One. Before this, he also drove in the GP2 Series for three years and won two races. In 2013, he competed in the FIA GT Series for Seyffarth Motorsport.
One of my highlights of 2021! @SchumacherMick https://t.co/rXvPtrYh4n— Karun Chandhok (@karunchandhok) January 2, 2022
Debendranath Tagore was a reformer and philosopher. He was an active participant in the Brahmo Samaj. in 1848, he founded the Brahmo religion. He is the father of the famous poet and Nobel prize winner, Rabindranath Tagore.
Humble tribute to eminent philosopher and preacher of Brahmanism Maharshi Debendranath Tagore on his death anniversary pic.twitter.com/2HbJdiuqPr— Partha Sarathi Nath (@Partha_24online) January 19, 2021
In 1966, Indira Gandhi was elected as India’s 4th Prime Minister of India. She became India's first female prime minister. Gandhi served as the PM from January 1966 to March 1977. She again ruled from January 1980 until her assassination in October 1984.
ON THIS DAY in 1966, Indira Gandhi was elected India's 4th Prime Minister. To date, she is the only woman to hold the PM's office in the country's history.#IndiraGandhi #PrimeMinister #OnThisDay pic.twitter.com/kggK5rWTRR— Anujjindal.in (@anujjindal01) January 19, 2022
On this day in 1597, Hindu Rajput king of Mewar, Maharana Pratap died. He was formally titled "Mewari Rana" and was notable for his military resistance against the expansion of the Mughal Empire in India. Two famous battles fought by him are the Battle of Haldighati 1576 CE and the Battle of Dewair 1582 CE. Pratap belonged to the Sisodiya clan of Rajputs. He is remembered especially in the context of his opposition to the Mughal emperor Akbar.
#MaharanaPratap Death Anniversary; remembering great #warrior , #Haldighati battle, lesser knows facts about king#Warriors #KING https://t.co/zuV3Dxt3Gc— Free Press Journal (@fpjindia) January 18, 2022
On today's date in 1977 World's largest crowd gathering - the Hindu Kumbh Mela in India attracted a then record 15 million people. In 2019 it got Guinness World record certificate! #weproudtoindia pic.twitter.com/RKHEvszFBY— Projjwal Datta official (@projjwal_datta) January 19, 2021
Edgar Allan Poe is an American short-story writer, poet and critic. He was famous for his cultivation of mystery and the macabre. He is one of the most prominent exponents of Gothic Literature.
My thought...These are my favorite horror authors in order...— Steve Hasting (@durandurantulsa) May 25, 2020
5. Edgar Allen Poe #edgarallenpoe #book #books #novel #fiction #horror #theraven pic.twitter.com/iHJViQF6UK
Primarily celebrated in the United States of America, National Popcorn Day is observed on this day.
Wednesday, January 19 is National Popcorn Day! 🍿— Colleyville Library (@ColleyvilleLib) January 17, 2022
We will be serving free popcorn in the Library, so stop by and see us! pic.twitter.com/c5bNJCRRxX
It's poppin’ — CARAMEL POPCORN! 🍿— Crumbl Cookies (@CrumblCookies) January 17, 2022
Enjoy this buttery cookie topped with thick caramel frosting, crunchy caramel popcorn, and smooth caramel. 🙌
Who's celebrating #NationalPopcornDay with this cookie?! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/iZ2SqDEqcR
King Louis XVI was the last king of France. He was the last monarch in the line of Bourbon preceding the French Revolution of 1789. The monarchy was abolished in France on September 21, 1792. As a result Louis and his queen consort, Marie-Antoinette, were executed on charges of counterrevolution.
In 1793, French King Louis XVI was sentenced to death by the National Convention during the French Revolution. pic.twitter.com/Rxg6B86qDt— Sanjib Acharya (@SanjibA96160619) January 16, 2022
Above are the 10 most important events that happened in the history of India and the whole world. It includes major birthdays, death anniversaries, fun facts and important historical events that occurred in India as well as globally.
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