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19-January-1045

Taimurlang passed away.

19-January-1697

Maharana Pratap, the founder of Mewad and eminent personality, passed away.

19-January-1839

Aden conquered by British East India Company.

19-January-1855

G. Subramaniam Iyer, active worker of Indian National Congress since its establishment, was born.

19-January-1892

Chintaman Vinayak Joshi, famous Marathi comedy writer, was born.

19-January-1905

Maharshi Devendranath Tagore, Bengali writer and thinker, passed away.

19-January-1907

Mohammad Ali Mirza was crowned as the "Shah-E-Iran" in a grand function held in Royal Palace, Tehran. This coronation was performed on the precious throne "Thakt-E-Taus" which was made by Emperor Shahjahan, and was taken away from India during the invasion of Nadir Shah in 1738 AD.

19-January-1910

Vinayak Damodar Karnaki (Master Vinayak), famous Marathi actor, director and producer, was born.

19-January-1919

Dharam Singh, field hockey player for Indian Team at Olympics-1964-Gold Winner, was born.

19-January-1919

Omprakash Mehra, former Indian Air Chief Marshal and former Governor of Maharashtra, was born.

19-January-1931

The first Round Table Conference held in London ended. This conference was attended by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar also.

19-January-1932

Balgovind Jaiswal, educationist and author, was born at Mhow.

19-January-1948

India and Pakistan accept U.N. mediation in New York.

19-January-1951

Amritlal Vithaldas Thakkar (Thakkarbappa), social reformer of Gujrat and right hand of Gandhiji in socially segregated Harijans, passed away.

19-January-1960

Ramchandra Gopal (Dadasaheb Torne), famous film director, passed away.

19-January-1963

Kuladhor Chaliha, one of the pioneer Congress leaders of Assam, passed away.

19-January-1966

Indira Gandhi elected leader of the Congress party to succeed the late Lal Bahadur Shastri as the third Prime Minister of India. She pledged to follow path of Non-Alignment in worlds affairs.

19-January-1976

C. V. Bawdekar, famous journalist, died.

19-January-1977

World's largest crowd--12.7 million--gather for Indian religious festival 'Kumbh Mela'.

19-January-1982

Mizo National Front and allied organizations declared illegal.

19-January-1982

Bombay High Court finds allegations against Chief Minister A. R. Antulay justified. Antulay resigns.

19-January-1985

Dr. P. C. Alexander, principal secretary to the PM, quits following the arrest of three aides in an espionage case.

19-January-1987

Narain Dutt Ojha made some sort of a record at the residence of the Chief Justice of India when he was sworn in as a Judge of Supreme Court at 10.00 p.m.

19-January-1990

Mr. Jagmohan takes over the administration in J&K as the new Governor after CM Farukh Abdulla resigns.

19-January-1990

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh "Osho", Indian free love guru, modern mystic and controversial cult figure, died in Pune at the age of 58 years. He will be remembered as a great orator and for founding of Rajnishpuram in USA.

19-January-1992

Manvendra Mukherji, famous singer and music director, passed away.

19-January-1994

CM decide to request Chief Election Commission to implement the photo identity card scheme in phases.

19-January-1995

Prof. Armaity Desai, eminent Sociologist, appointed the new UGC Chairperson.

19-January-1995

Goa Cong (I) government led by Pratap Singh Rane gets absolute majority when 4-members of MGP merged with Congress.

19-January-1996

Upendranath 'Ashk', noted Hindi literary figure known for his disputed writings, passed away.

19-January-1997

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad arrives in India on a 4-day visit.

19-January-1997

Air India triumphs in the National Women's Cricket championship in Calcutta.

19-January-1997

Bengal wins Santosh Trophy National Football championship in Jabalpur.

19-January-2000

M.A. Chidambaram (81), leading industrialist and chairman of the MAC Group, died in Chennai.

19-January-2000

Railways retains the Lady Ratan Trophy Women's National Hockey championship.

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