On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Indira Gandhi elected India's 4th Prime Minister

4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi
4th Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi
  • Tippett's cantate "Vision of St Augustine" premieres in London

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