October 19- This Day in Indian History

Find out what happened in India on 19 October

19-October-1689
Sambhaji's queen Yesubai and her child surrendered the Raigarh Fort to the Mughals.
19-October-1774
Members of the Council and the Judge of Supreme Court of England came to improve the management in India.
19-October-1875
The first section from Hathras Road to Mathura Cantonment was opened to traffic.
19-October-1888
Namakkal Kavignar, Gandhian poet and painter, was born at Mohanur in Salem.
19-October-1905
Prince and Princess of Wales leave on an official visit to India at London.
19-October-1907
Sulochana Modi, first lady Mayor of Mumbai Mahanagar Palika, was born.
19-October-1910
Subrahamanyam Chandrasekhar was born in Lahore. He was one of the world's leading astrophysicists. For his contributions to the study of stars, Chandrasekhar had received the highest award in Science, the Noble Prize in Physics in 1983.
19-October-1920
Prakashchandra Sethi, former central minister, was born.
19-October-1921
Pandurangshastri Athvle, founder of 'Swadhyay Pariwar', was born.
19-October-1925
B. Shankaranand, former central minister, was born.
19-October-1929
Balbir Singh, India field hockey player (Olympic gold 1948-56), was born.
19-October-1954
Nehru and Mao meet in Peking.
19-October-1967
Dr. C. V. Raman elucidated his new theory on wave motion in respect to vision and dim light.
19-October-1970
First Indian-made MIG-21 handed over to the Air Force. Privy purses and privileges of former Indian rulers abolished.
19-October-1974
T. S. Rajamanikkam Pillai, famous Tamil stage artist, died.
19-October-1979
T. R. Baalu was born in Thalikottai, Distt. Thiruvarur (Tamil Nadu).
19-October-1983
Prof. Subramanyam Chandrasekhar shares the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics with fellow American Prof. William Fowler.
19-October-1983
Union Government takes over the management of 13 textile undertakings in Bombay; marathon strike in cotton textile industry ends.
19-October-1990
The Government of India under an ordinance puts forward a three-point formula for Ayodhya issue: (i) to acquire the land (ii) other land may be given for building temple except the disputed one (iii) the issue may referred to Supreme Court for speedy solution.
19-October-1997
BSP withdraws support to Kalyan Singh government in UP because of its 'anti-Dalit' policies.
19-October-1999
Sonia Gandhi will be the leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha, says the Congress(I).
19-October-2000
The Government creates an electronic database of all the principal Central Acts from 1834 to 1996 of all India application.