BanglaCapsule | Bangladesh History on  Mai 19

1924
Nurjahan Murshid (1924-2003), activist in women empowerment, politics, and war of liberation and minister in the cabinet of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was born in Taranagar of Murshidabad district.
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1948
May 17-19, cyclonic storm hits between Chittagong and Noakhali; about 1,200 persons killed and 20,000 cattle lost.
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1958
May 16-19, Cyclonic storm along with surge hits East and west Meghna estuary, east of Barisal, Noakhali; 870 people killed, 14,500 cattle lost and standing crops destroyed.
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1970
Kazi Abdul Wadud (1894-1970), educationist and writer, died in Calcutta.
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1997
A cyclone pounded the country and 50,000 people were evacuated from the flat coastal region. 350 people were reported killed during May 18-19.
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2007
Bangladesh Biman was transformed into a Public Limited Company (PLC) by the Chief Adviser of the Caretaker Government.
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