19 September 2019 – History, Birthday and News – India

19 September 2019 – History of Today

  • September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 103 days remain until the end of the year.
  • 1962 – Balwantaray Mehta was sworn in as the Chief Minister of a separate Gujarat state.
  • 2011 – NASA designed a massive rocket that could carry up to 100 tonnes of space called Space Launch System (SLS) to send astronauts to other locations in the universe besides the Moon and Mars.
  • 2011 – Akhlaq Mohammad Khan ‘Shahriar’ was awarded the 6th Jnanpith Award for his contribution to Urdu literature.
  • 1979 – New Zealand gets women the right to vote.
  • 1948 – Moscow announces it will withdrawal soldiers from Korea by the end of the year.
  • 1957 – First underground nuclear test takes place in Nevada.
  • 2006 – Military coup in Bangkok, revokes Thailand’s constitution and establishes martial law.

19 September 2019 – Birthday

  • 1912 – Rubin David – Founder of Kankaria Zoo (Ahemdabad).
  • 1945 – Khaleda Zia, Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
  • 1955 – Mohammad Sadiq, Bangladeshi poet and the 8th Chairman of Bangladesh Public Service Commission.
  • 1971 – Salman Shah, a renowned painter of Bangladesh.

Observances

  • Independence Day celebrates the independence of Saint Kitts and Nevis from the United Kingdom in 1983.
  • International Talk Like a Pirate Day

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