This Day in History- September 19

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September 19

Ever wondered what happened in the world on this day? What was the world like or how did people live? The answer to such questions lies in the historic archives. Every event that occurred in the past contributes to our future. Could you imagine that Atlanta university was founded on the same day when Israel launched its first satellite? In this blog, we have covered all the events that took place on September 19.

Also explore what happened on September 16, September 17, September 18.

What Happened in India on September 19?

1615: Sir Thomas Roe’s arrival

Thomas Roe presented himself at Jahangir’s court in Ajmer. He left India on February 17, 1618.

1803: The second Anglo-Maratha war

The second Anglo-Maratha war under Sir Arthur Wellesley resulted in a crushing defeat of the Marathas at Assaye. The British Christians took control of Delhi and captured large parts of India.

Source: Wikipedia

1803: Puri was captured

Puri was captured by Britishers from the Marathas without any struggle.

2008: Batla House encounter case

The Batla House Encounter was an armed Delhi Police operation to arrest terrorists of the Indian terror outfit Indian Mujahideen, hiding in a flat in the Batla House.

Youtue: ABP News

Check out the major events that occurred on September 13, September 14, September 15.

What Happened around the World on September 19?

634: Siege of Damascus

Muslim forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid capture Damascus, 1st major city of the Eastern Roman Empire taken by the Rashidun Caliphate.

1356:  Battle of Poitiers

English forces under Edward the Black Prince defeat the French at the Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King during the Hundred Years’ War.

1796: George Washington’s Farewell Address 

George Washington’s farewell address as US President is published across the country.

1865: Atlanta University was founded

Atlanta University was founded on September 19, 1865, by two former slaves, James Tate and Grandison Daniels.

1881: Death of U.S. President James A. Garfield

U.S. President James A. Garfield dies of wounds suffered in a July 2 shooting. Vice President Chester A. Arthur becomes President upon Garfield’s death.

Source: Wikipedia

1888: “Concours de Beaute”

One of the first known modern beauty contests the “Concours de Beaute”, was held in Spa in Belgium on September 19, 1888. 

1893: Women’s voting rights

New Zealand becomes the first country to grant all women the right to vote.

Source: Republic World

1945: Kim Il-sung

Kim Il-sung,  North Korea arrives in the harbour of Wonsan, Korea.

1955: Juan Perón resigns & flees 

On September 19, 1955, Argentine President Juan Perón resigns & flees to Spain.

1988:  Israel launches 1st satellite

 Israel launches 1st satellite, for secret military reconnaissance.

Youtube: VideoFromSpace

1990: Goodfellas released

 “Goodfellas”, directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Ray Liotta, is released.

Source: Mnetal Floss

2017: Trump  addresses the UN

US President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations vowing to “totally destroy North Korea” if threatens the US.

Explore the significant events that took place on September 10, September 11, September 12.

Famous Birthdays

1921: Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator

Source: Serpentine Galleries

1974: Jimmy Fallon, Comedian

Source: The Jimmy Fallon Show

1984: Kavya Madhavan, Indian film actress

Source: IMDb

This was all about this day in history, September 19. We hope that you found this blog insightful and informative. For more blogs like these and regular education updates, stay tuned to Leverage Edu.

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