19th October’21 – What Happened Today In History? | On This Day

Today In History?

Find out what happened on the 19th of October 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 occur 19th of October


Sunny Deol (born as Ajay Singh Deol on 19 October, 1956 in New Delhi) is an Indian film actor, producer and director. Often referred to as “Action King of Bollywood”. Deol was born to Bollywood actor Dharmendra. He has won two National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards. He went to England to study acting.

General Yakubu “Jack” Dan-Yumma Gowon (born 19 October 1934) is the former head of state (Head of the Federal Military Government) of Nigeria from 1966 to 1975. He ruled during the deadly Nigerian Civil War, which caused the death of almost 3 million people, most which were civilians.

Nauheed Cyrusi  is an Indian model, VJ and actress. The meaning of her name is “Venus” Nauheed was born on 19 October 1982 to a Parsee Zorastrian Family in Mumbai. She studied in J.B. Vacha School, and graduated from Jai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science, Churchgate, Mumbai, and is pursuing M.Com through correspondence.

Pandurang Vaijnath Shastri Athavale (Marathi: पांडुरंगशास्त्री आठवले) (October 19, 1920 – October 25, 2003), also known as Dada-ji (Marathi: दादा), which literally translates as elder brother in Marathi, was an Indian philosopher, spiritual leader, social reformer and Hinduism reformist, who founded the Swadhyay Movement and the Swadhyay Parivar organization (Swadhyay Family) in 1954.

Priya Tendulkar was an actress, social activist and a writer of Marathi origin, who is most known for her eponymous role in the television series Rajani. Priya displayed an inclination towards art and culture from her childhood as her father was the eminent popular writer Vijay Tendulkar. Her first appearance was as a doll in a stage play called Haya Vadan (1969) along with Kalpana Lajmi.


Notable Moments:


1689  Sambhaji’s queen Yesubai and her child surrendered the Raigarh Fort to the Mughals.

1774  Members of the Council and the Judge of Supreme Court of England came to improve the management in India.

1875  The first section from Hathras Road to Mathura Cantonment was opened to traffic.

1905  Prince and Princess of Wales leave on an official visit to India at London.

1954  Nehru and Mao meet in Peking.