March 19 History

March is the third month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. It was originally the first month of the year in the Roman calendar and named Martius

According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. March 19 has its own special significance in India and world history.

March is the third month of the year in both the Gregorian calendar and its predecessor, the Julian calendar. It was named after the Roman god of war, Mars.

March starts on the same day of the week as February and November and ends on the same day of the week as June in common years.

The page contains not only the Important historical events but also famous birthdays and deaths of each day. Search what happened today in Indian history and world history.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on March 19. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 19 March:

  • 1707: Act of Union with Scotland approved by the Parliament of England.
  • 1748: Natural law empowers North American colonies to give Jews to colonize.
  • 1775: Poland and Prussia sign trade agreement.
  • 1831: First bank robbery in US, $ 245,000 robbery at Citibank, New York, USA.
  • 1850: American Express founded by Henry Wells & William Fargo.
  • 1861: The First Taranaki War ends in New Zealand.
  • 1866: A ship full of intruders sinks in Monarch Leverpull, killing 738 people.
  • 1873: German hegemony musician Max Rier was born in Brand Bavaria.
  • 1877: Australia defeated England by 45 runs in the first Test match.
  • 1877: Australia defeated England by 45 runs in the first Test match.
  • 1895: The Loomiers Brothers record the first footage from their new patent cinematograph.
  • 1895: Tram rail service rendered to Los Angeles.
  • 1944: Azad Hind Fauj hoists the National Flag in Northeast India.
  • 1953: For the first time, the Academy Awards are broadcast on television.
  • 1962: Bob Dylan’s first album was released in the United States.
  • 1970: Leaders of East and West Germany meet for the first time after the partition of Germany in 1949.
  • 1982: The great politician JB Kripalani died in Ahmedabad.
  • 1990: The first women’s ice hockey tournament was held in Ottawa, the capital of Canada.
  • 1994: The world’s largest omelet size 1383 square feet was prepared in Yokohama, Japan with one lakh 60 thousand eggs.
  • 1998: Atal Bihari Vajpayee became Prime Minister for the second time.
  • 2004: US sues China for the first time at the World Trade Organization.
  • 2005: Pakistan successfully test-fired the Shaheen-II missile.
  • 2008: President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, stopped the execution of Sabarjeet till 30 April 2008.
  • 2013: 27 people die in bus accident in Maharashtra.

Famous birthdays and birth anniversaries on this day

  • 1876: Palwankar Baloo, the first dalit cricketer of India.
  • 1900: Jean Frederic Joliot-Curie, a French physicist.
  • 1919: D. K. Pattammal, an Indian Carnatic musician and a playback singer
  • 1936: Ursula Andress, a Swiss film and television actress.
  • 1938: Sai Paranjpye, an Indian movie director and screenwriter.
  • 1955: Bruce Willis, an American actor and film producer.
  • 1982: Eduardo Saverin, a Brazilian entrepreneur, and angel investor. He is one of the co-founders of Facebook.

The Most Important Historical events of March Month

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March 05 March 06 March 07 March 08

March 09 March 10 March 11 March 12

March 13 March 14 March 15 March 16

March 17 March 18 March 19 March 20

March 21 March 22 March 23 March 24

March 25 March 26 March 27 March 28

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Also See: Today in Indian and World History – What Happened Today In History


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