Today in History- 19th January
1806 Britain occupies Cape of Good Hope from Dutch.
1981 The US and Iran signed an agreement for the release of 52 Americans held hostage for 14 months.
1986 The first IBM PC computer virus is released.
Yasser Arafat returned to Hebron for the first time in 30
1941 Subhas Chandra Bose escaped from under British surveillance
Indira Gandhi becomes the first woman prime minister of
1736 James Watt, steam engine inventor.