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Know what happened on 19th March


Importance of 19th March in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 19th March special in the world history.

2008
Death of Arthur C Clarke, science fiction writer.
Great Britain
1992
Buckingham Palace announced that the Duke and Duchess of York were to separate
Great Britain
1979
Death of Richard Beckinsale, British actor (Rising Damp, Porridge)
Great Britain
1979
The US House of Representatives began regular live TV broadcasts of its day-to-day business
United States
1938
A brown runt pig weighing 30lb was executed in San Quentin prison to demonstrate and test the new gas chamber. The test was done in slow motion to facilitate staff training and took 35 minutes. Death Row inmates were reassured that it would not take nearly as long to execute them.
United States
1932
The Sydney Harbour Bridge was opened
Australia
1931
The State of Nevada legalises gambling, paving the way for the Las Vegas we know today.
United States
1930
Death of Arthur Balfour, British Prime Minister
Great Britain
1859
Charles Gounods opera Faust was performed for the first time, in Paris
France
1848
Birth of Wyatt Earp, legendary American lawman.
United States
1821
Birth of Richard Burton, explorer and linguist who translated the Kama Sutra, entered the Holy City of Mecca, and discovered Lake Victoria in East Africa amongst oher things.
Great Britain
1813
Birth of David Livingstone, missionary and explorer.
Great Britain
1812
Death or Mayer Rothschild, founder of the Rothschild banking dynasty.
Germany
1721
Birth of Tobias Smollett, Scottish writer best known for his novel Roderick Random
Great Britain
1721
Death of Pope Clement XI
Italy
1687
Death of Robert Cavelier de La Salle, murdered by his companions whilst searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River.
United States
1649
The House of Commons passed a law aboloshing the House of Lords because it was dangerous to the people.
Great Britain
1644
Death of Sikh Sixth Master Guru Hargobind.
India
1406
Birth of Ibn Khaldun possibly the most important figure in the field of History and Sociology in Muslim History.
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