Thursday, February 18, 2021

History Of 19 February | On This Day In World

History Of 19 February | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 19 February are as follows: - 

➧ 1473: Nicholas Copernicus, the famous European astronomer and mathematician, was born.

➧ 1630: Shivaji, the greatest Maratha ruler and giver of guerrilla warfare, was born in Junnar.

➧ 1891: Amrit Bazar Patrika was published as a daily.

➧ 1895: Munshi Navalkishore, a well-known Hindi publisher, died.

➧ 1915: The great freedom fighter Gopal Krishna Gokhale died.

➧ 1956: Narendra Dev, a renowned scholar, socialist, thinker, educationist and patriot of India, passed away.

➧ 1978: Famous singer Pankaj Malik died.

➧ 1985: Canned and bottled cherry coke introduced by Coca-Cola.

➧ 1986: Computerized railway reservation ticket was introduced for the first time in the country.

➧ 1992: Famous Indian painter Narayan Sridhar Bendre died.

➧ 1993: A ship, including 1500 passengers, sinks at sea near Haiti.

➧ 1999: Danish scientist Doctor Len Westergaard succeeds in slowing the speed of light in Washington.

➧ 2003: The United Arab Emirates handed over Dawood's brother Iqbal Sheikh and his aide Ejaz Pathan to India.

➧ 2004: The Stockholm Treaty banning pesticides and industrial chemicals was ratified by more than 50 countries in the world.

➧ 2006: Pakistan tests the Hattf II (Abdali) missile.

➧ 2007: Blogging website Tumblr was founded by David Karp in New York.

➧ 2008: Toshiba announces formal recall of its HD DVD video format. Ended the format war between himself and Sony's Blu-ray Disc.

➧ 2019: Renowned poet and prominent contemporary critic of Hindi Namvar Singh passed away.

➧ 2019: New York City prohibits child discrimination to limit racial stereotypes.

➧ 2020: German gunman kills nine in a racially motivated attack in Hanau, Germany.

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