Today in Indian History - 19 Mar 2019

Today in Indian History - 19 Mar 2019

19-March-1848 - Lokhitwadi started his column 'Shatpatra' in the newspaper named 'Prabhakar'.

19-March-1907 - Dr. Dilawar Hussain, right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper, was born.

19-March-1911 - Santosh Kumar Ganguly, cricket test empire and 10 test 1955-65, was born in Bengal. He also played Hockey and Football. He is the aurthor of "Manual of Cricket Umpires" and "Technique of Umpiring Hockey".

19-March-1935 - British fire on 20,000 Muslims, killing 23.

19-March-1936 - Satydev Dubey, stage artist, was born.

19-March-1936 - Raghav Kaneria, great artist and decorator, was born.

19-March-1939 - Abbas Ali Baig, cricketer (Indian bat 112 on debut v England 1959), was born in Hyderabad.

19-March-1944 - Azad Hind Fauj hoisted the National Flag for the first time in North East India. On this event Bimal Roy produced the film  'Pehla Aadmi'.

19-March-1954 - The first helicopter S-55 arrived at Bombay by sea.

19-March-1962 - Raja Kelkar Museum, which belonged to Dinkar Gangadhar Kelkar, was opened for the people.

19-March-1972 - India and Bangladesh singed mutual aid treaty for peace and friendship for 25 years.

19-March-1973 - Mine explosion in Bihar kills 47.

19-March-1982 - President's rule in Assam.

19-March-1982 - Acharya J. B. Kripalani, writer, nationalist, parliamentarian, founder of Kissan Mazdoor Dal and president of Indian National Congress in 1946, passed away at the age of 94.

19-March-1990 - Madhu Dandavate,Union Finance Minister, submits Rs. 7,206 crore deficit budget with a mixed bag of new levies and concessions.

19-March-1995 - Vinaychandra Maudgal, founder of Gandharva Mahavidyalay of Delhi and music expert, passed away.

19-March-1996 - Election Commission announces dates of Lok Sabha elections (Apr. 27, May 2, 7 & 21) and Assembly elections in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, West Bengal, Assam & Pondicherry.

19-March-1997 - BJP and BSP agree for a coalition government in Uttar Pradesh.

19-March-1998 - BJP-led coalition government is sworn in. Atal Behari Vajpayee became the second time Prime Minister of India.

19-March-1998 - Abdul Rauf Seddiopui, Samajwadi Party leader, is shot dead near Jadharpur village in  Bareilly district.

19-March-1998 - E.M.S. Namboodiripad, veteran communist leader of CPM and Kerala's first Chief Minister, passed away in Thiruvananthapuram at the age of 88.

19-March-1999 - Salgaocar emerged National Football League champions in Calcutta with a match to spare.

19-March-1999 - The banned Maoist Communist Centre kills 34 Bhumihars at Senari village in Jehanabad district in Bihar.

19-March-2000 - Bill Clinton, US President,  arrives to a warm welcome in India. This was the first presidential visit of a US head in two decades.

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