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What Happened on January 19th This Day in History

Year Name
2014 A bomb attack on an army convoy in the city of Bannu kills at least 26 Pakistani soldiers and injures 38 others.
2012 The Hong Kong-based file-sharing website Megaupload is shut down by the FBI.
2007 Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink is assassinated in front of his newspaper's Istanbul office by 17-year-old Turkish ultra-nationalist Ogün Samast.
2007 Four-man Team N2i, using only skis and kites, completes a 1,093-mile (1,759 km) trek to reach the Antarctic pole of inaccessibility for the first time since 1965 and for the first time ever without mechanical assistance.
1999 British Aerospace agrees to acquire the defence subsidiary of the General Electric Company plc, forming BAE Systems in November 1999.
1997 Yasser Arafat returns to Hebron after more than 30 years and joins celebrations over the handover of the last Israeli-controlled West Bank city.
1996 The barge North Cape oil spill occurs as an engine fire forces the tugboat Scandia ashore on Moonstone Beach in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.
1995 After being struck by lightning the crew of Bristow Helicopters Flight 56C are forced to ditch. All 18 aboard are later rescued.
1993 Czech Republic and Slovakia join the United Nations.
1991 Gulf War: Iraq fires a second Scud missile into Israel, causing 15 injuries.
1990 Exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir valley in Indian-administered Kashmir due to an insurgency.[16]
1986 The first IBM PC computer virus is released into the wild. A boot sector virus dubbed (c)Brain, it was created by the Farooq Alvi Brothers in Lahore, Pakistan, reportedly to deter unauthorized copying of the software they had written.
1983 Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie is arrested in Bolivia.
1983 The Apple Lisa, the first commercial personal computer from Apple Computer to have a graphical user interface and a computer mouse, is announced.
1981 Iran hostage crisis: United States and Iranian officials sign an agreement to release 52 American hostages after 14 months of captivity.
1978 The last Volkswagen Beetle made in Germany leaves VW's plant in Emden. Beetle production in Latin America continues until 2003.
1977 President Gerald Ford pardons Iva Toguri D'Aquino (a.k.a. "Tokyo Rose").
1969 Student Jan Palach dies after setting himself on fire three days earlier in Prague's Wenceslas Square to protest about the invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Soviet Union in 1968. His funeral turns into another major protest.
1960 Japan and the United States sign the US–Japan Mutual Security Treaty
1960 Scandinavian Airlines System Flight 871 crashes near Ankara Esenboğa Airport in Turkey, killing all 42 aboard.
1953 Almost 72 percent of all television sets in the United States are tuned into I Love Lucy to watch Lucy give birth.
1946 General Douglas MacArthur establishes the International Military Tribunal for the Far East in Tokyo to try Japanese war criminals.
1945 World War II: Soviet forces liberate the Łódź Ghetto. Of more than 200,000 inhabitants in 1940, less than 900 had survived the Nazi occupation.
1942 World War II: The Japanese conquest of Burma begins.
1941 World War II: HMS Greyhound and other escorts of convoy AS-12 sink Italian submarine Neghelli with all hands 64 kilometres (40 mi) northeast of Falkonera.
1937 Howard Hughes sets a new air record by flying from Los Angeles to New York City in seven hours, 28 minutes, 25 seconds.
1920 The United States Senate votes against joining the League of Nations.
1920 The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is founded.
1917 Silvertown explosion: A blast at a munitions factory in London kills 73 and injures over 400. The resulting fire causes over £2,000,000 worth of damage.
1915 Georges Claude patents the neon discharge tube for use in advertising.
1915 German strategic bombing during World War I: German zeppelins bomb the towns of Great Yarmouth and King's Lynn in the United Kingdom killing at least 20 people, in the first major aerial bombardment of a civilian target.
1901 Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom, stricken with paralysis. She dies three days later at the age of 81.
1899 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan is formed.
1883 The first electric lighting system employing overhead wires, built by Thomas Edison, begins service at Roselle, New Jersey.
1871 Franco-Prussian War: In the Siege of Paris, Prussia wins the Battle of St. Quentin. Meanwhile, the French attempt to break the siege in the Battle of Buzenval will end unsuccessfully the following day.
1862 American Civil War: Battle of Mill Springs: The Confederacy suffers its first significant defeat in the conflict.
1861 American Civil War: Georgia joins South Carolina, Florida, Mississippi, and Alabama in declaring secession from the United States.
1853 Giuseppe Verdi's opera Il trovatore receives its premiere performance in Rome.
1839 The British East India Company captures Aden.
1829 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust: The First Part of the Tragedy receives its premiere performance.
1817 An army of 5,423 soldiers, led by General José de San Martín, crosses the Andes from Argentina to liberate Chile and then Peru.
1795 The Batavian Republic is proclaimed in the Netherlands, replacing the Dutch Republic.
1788 The second group of ships of the First Fleet arrive at Botany Bay.
1764 John Wilkes is expelled from the British House of Commons for seditious libel.
1764 Bolle Willum Luxdorph records in his diary that a mail bomb, possibly the world's first, has severely injured the Danish Colonel Poulsen, residing at Børglum Abbey.
1639 Hämeenlinna (Swedish: Tavastehus) was granted privileges after it separated from the Vanaja parish as its own city in Tavastia.
1607 San Agustin Church in Manila is officially completed; it is the oldest church still standing in the Philippines.
1520 Sten Sture the Younger, the Regent of Sweden, is mortally wounded at the Battle of Bogesund and dies on February 3.
1511 The Italian Duchy of Mirandola surrenders to the Pope.
1419 Hundred Years' War: Rouen surrenders to Henry V of England, completing his reconquest of Normandy.
649 Conquest of Kucha: The forces of Kucha surrender after a forty-day siege led by Tang dynasty general Ashina She'er, establishing Tang control over the northern Tarim Basin in Xinjiang.
379 Emperor Gratian elevates Flavius Theodosius at Sirmium to Augustus, and gives him authority over all the eastern provinces of the Roman Empire.
Famous People Born on January 19

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Year Name
1982 Robin tom Rink, German singer-songwriter
1922 Arthur Morris, Australian cricketer and journalist (d. 2015)
1932 Russ Hamilton, English singer-songwriter (d. 2008)
1972 Yoon Hae-young, South Korean actress
1990 Tatiana Búa, Argentine tennis player
1617 Lucas Faydherbe, Flemish sculptor and architect (d. 1697)
1912 Leonid Kantorovich, Russian mathematician and economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1986)
1946 Dolly Parton, American singer-songwriter and actress
1992 Mac Miller, American rapper (d. 2018)
1931 Robert MacNeil, Canadian-American journalist and author
Famous People Deaths On January 19

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Date Name
1982 Elis Regina, Brazilian soprano (b. 1945)
1565 Diego Laynez, Spanish Jesuit theologian (b. 1512)
1757 Thomas Ruddiman, Scottish scholar and academic (b. 1674)
1975 Thomas Hart Benton, American painter and educator (b. 1889)
2002 Vavá, Brazilian footballer and manager (b. 1934)
1973 Max Adrian, Irish-English actor (b. 1903)
1785 Jonathan Toup, English scholar and critic (b. 1713)
1833 Ferdinand Hérold, French pianist and composer (b. 1791)
1987 Lawrence Kohlberg, American psychologist and academic (b. 1927)
1729 William Congreve, English playwright and poet (b. 1670)