Today History - 19 October  -

Today History - 19 October - History

Today History - 19 October - History.

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Today History - 19 October  - History

1913 At a affair of the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in Durban, NIC secretaries, M. C. Anglia and Dada Osman, acutely criticise Mahatma Gandhi and breakable their resignations

2003 Mother Teresa of Calcutta is adored by Pope John Paul II

Famous Birthdays

1897 Salimuzzaman Siddiqui, Pakistani scientist and academic (d. 1994)

1910 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, India, astrophysicist (Nobel 1983)

1920 Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian philosopher (d. 2003)

1929 Balbir Singh, India, acreage hockey amateur (Olympic gold 1948-56)

1956 Sunny Deol, Indian actor

The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, yield Carthage in North Africa.


King John of England dies at Newark and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry.


The Ottoman Sultan Murat II defeats Hungarian General Janos Hunyadi at Kosovo, Serbia.


The accord of Torun ends the war amid the Teutonic knights and their own antagonistic capacity in Prussia.


England declares war on Spain over borderlines in Florida. The War is accepted as the War of Jenkins' Ear because the Spanish bank guards cut off the ear of British seaman Robert Jenkins.


Major General Lord Charles Cornwallis surrenders to George Washington and Count de Rochambeau at Yorktown, Va. Cornwallis surrenders 7,157 troops, including ailing and wounded, and 840 sailors, forth with 244 arms pieces. Losses in this action had been ablaze on both sides. The Revolutionary War is finer ended.


Napoleon Bonaparte begins his retreat from Moscow.


John "The Pathfinder" Fremont moves out from abreast Westport, Missouri, on his fourth Western expedition--a bootless attack to accessible a aisle beyond the Rocky Mountains forth the 38th parallel.


At the Action of Cedar Creek, Va., a attenuated achievement helps the Union defended the Shenandoah Valley.


Yale, Princeton, Columbia and Rutgers universities abstract the aboriginal cipher of football rules.


The German cruiser Emden captures her thirteenth Allied merchant address in 24 days.


The aboriginal doughnut is absurd by Salvation Army advance women for American troops in France during World War I.


The Japanese abysmal I-36 launches a floatplane for a assay flight over Pearl Harbor. The pilot and aggregation address on the ships in the harbor, afterwards which the aircraft is absent at sea.


The People's Republic of China is formally proclaimed.


The North Korean basic of Pyongyang is captured by U.N. troops.


Egypt and Britain achieve a alliance on the Suez Canal, catastrophe 72 years of British aggressive occupation. Britain agrees to abjure its 80,000-man force aural 20 months, and Egypt agrees to advance abandon of aqueduct navigation.


Canada and the United States accede to undertake a collective Columbia River activity to accommodate hydroelectric ability and flood control.


President Richard Nixon rejects an Appeals Court appeal to about-face over the Watergate tapes.


In backfire for Iranian attacks on ships in the Persian Gulf, the U. S. fleet disables three of Iran's adopted oil platforms.


British government bans TV and radio interviews with associates of Irish political accumulation Sinn Fein and 11 paramilitary groups.


The 1975 confidence of the Guilford Four chaotic by British courts; the 4 men had been bedevilled in the 1974 Guilford pub bombings.


Mother Teresa is adored by Pope John Paul II for her plan a part of "the atomic of the poor" in India.


Former Iraqi absolutist Saddam Hussein's aisle for crimes adjoin altruism begins in Baghdad.