Today In History – 19Th April

Today in Indian History Events for April 19

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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