19th June – What Happened Today In History?

What Happened Today In History?

Find out what happened on  19th June in History. There are a lot many happenings which had taken place on this date in the pages of Indian History, here we have listed some of the very important events occurred on 19th June.

Famous Birthdays in History on this day:

  • Kajal Aggarwal (born 19 June 1985) is an Indian film actress, who appears in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi films. Kajal made her film debut in the 2004 Hindi film Kyun…! Ho Gaya Na and entered the Telugu film industry through the film Lakshmi Kalyanam (2007). She had her first commercial success with Chandamama (2007) and rose to prominence after her performance in Magadheera (2009).
  • Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie  born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight’s Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981.
  • Rahul Gandhi ([ˈraːɦʊl ˈɡaːnd̪ʱiː]; born 19 June 1970) is an Indian politician and member of the Parliament of India, representing the Amethi constituency. Gandhi is the general-secretary of the Indian National Congress. He is the grandson of Feroze Gandhi and Indira (née Nehru) Gandhi, and fourth-generation scion of the Nehru-Gandhi family.
  • Mukesh Khanna is an Indian television and film actor, best known for portraying strong, dynamic characters. He was born on 19 June 1958, in Mumbai, India. He came into the film industry in 1982 after graduating from Film and Television Institute of India. He rose to fame and is still best known for playing Bhishma in B. R. Chopra’s Mahabharat.

Death anniversaries on 19th June:

  • Jandhyala Veera Venkata Durga Siva Subramanya Sastry (14 January 1951 – 19 June 2001) was an Indian film Screenwriter, Director and Actor from Telugu Cinema. He is revered as a Comic genius and has directed several successful comedy movies in Telugu.
  • Subhash Mukhopadhyay (Bengali: সুভাষ মুখোপাধ্যায় Shubhash Mukhopaddhae) (January 16, 1931 – June 19, 1981) was a physician from Kolkata, India, who created the world’s second and India’s first child using in-vitro fertilisation, Durga who was born 67 days after the first IVF baby in United Kingdom.

Notable Events:

  •  1966 – The Shiv Sena is Established.
  •  1981- India’s Ariane Passenger PayLoad Experiment (APPLE) satellite, 1st to be stabilized on 3 axes, launched.
  • 1978- Garfield, holder of the Guinness World Record for the world’s most widely syndicated comic strip, makes its debut.