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19-April-1451

Buhlul Khan Lodi, an Afghan of Lodi tribe, marched down upon Delhi.

19-April-1910

Anant Laxman Kanhere, revolutionary, was hanged.

19-April-1950

Shyama Prasad Mukherji resigned. He was the first Minister of Central Cabinet.

19-April-1960

Meeting of Afro-Asian Conference at New Delhi.

19-April-1975

First Indian Satellite ''Aryabhata'' launched. The Satellite provided technological experience in building and operating a satellite system. It was launched by Russian launch vehicle Intercosmos.

19-April-1976

Maharshi Dayanand University established in Haryana.

19-April-1976

Indira Gandhi proposes a resumption of ties with Pakistan in New Delhi.

19-April-1981

Indira Gandhi,Prime Minister, inaugurated `Maharashtra Vidhanbhavan'.

19-April-1993

Sanjay Dutt, film star, was held under TADA for possessing an AK-56 rifle.

19-April-1994

Rajindersing Sparo, first awardee of `Mahavir Chakra' and former Chief Minister of Punjab Major General, passed away.

19-April-1995

Gopala Ramanujam,Goa Governor, takes up additional charge of Kerala.

19-April-1995

Rajendra Kumari Bajpai appointed the Lt. Governor of Pondichery.

19-April-1996

AIDS deleted from the list of contagious diseases in the Railway Act of 1989.

19-April-1997

I.K. Gujral, External Affairs Minister, chosen leader of United Front in place of Deve Gowda.

19-April-1998

Kottayam in Kerala becomes the first district in India to complete computerisation of the talluk offices connecting them with the district headquarters.

19-April-1998

Jayalalitha, AIADMK leader, demands that all ''tainted leaders'' be dropped by the Vajpayee Government or that Sedapatti R. Muthiah be taken back.

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