Ajax Loader On This Day | 19 August

On this day:

1919: Afghanistan Gains Independence From the United Kingdom

1944: Last Japanese troops were driven out of India

1964: World’s First Geostationary Satellite, Syncom, is Launched

Born on this day:

1871: Orville Wright, American aviation pioneer

1967: Satya Nadella, Indian-American businessman (CEO of Microsoft), born in Hyderabad

Gone on this day:

1994: Linus Pauling, American chemist, activist, Nobel Prize laureate

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