May 19Today in Indian History

Historical Events

  • 1975 Farm truck packed with wedding party struck by a train, killing 66 in truck, 40 miles south of Poona, India
  • 2019 Sprinter Dutee Chand comes out as India’s first openly gay professional athlete

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Famous Birthdays

  • 1913 Sanjiva Reddy, Indian politician, sixth President of India (1977-82), born in Illur, British India (d. 1996)
  • 1926 Swami Kriyananda, Indian teacher and author
  • 1934 Ruskin Bond, Indian author
  • 1938 Girish Karnad, Indian playwright and filmmaker (Tuglaq), born in Dharwad, British India (d. 2019)
  • 1974 Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Indian actor (Gangs of Wasseypur- Faizal Khan), born in Budhana, Uttar Pradesh

Famous Deaths

  • 2008 Vijay Tendulkar, Indian playwright, (b. 1928)

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