American screenwriter Michael Crichton once said, "If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is a part of a tree." Is it not true that in the pages of past are stored the answers to all our queries? From evolution to discoveries to grueling wars, the annals of history are a kaleidoscope of events that have shaped the world into what it is today. Ever since the inception of mankind and human civilization, numerous such incidents have occurred and here we have made an effort to chronicle the events that took place on July 19. On this day in history watershed battles have been fought, peace talks have been initiated between rivals, great leaders have lost their lives, technology and science has taken huge leap forward, several accidents and natural disaster have taken place. In the sphere of politics too several strategic decisions have been taken, criminals have been indicted and many new organizations have been formed. Sportsmen from across all the seven continents have created records and broken previous ones. Without any further fuss let’s delve into the annals of history. Tune in to Today In History!