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Historical Events In August - 19

Monday, 14 June 2021

1895  On August - 19 american frontier murderer and outlaw, John Wesley Hardin, is killed by an off-duty policeman in a saloon in El Paso, Texas.  

1895  Andrzejewski, writer on this day in history.  

1896  Eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer on this day in history.  

1897  On August - 19 1st electric taxi's drive in London  

1899  On August - 19 kenneth MacKenna, Canterbury NH, actor/director (Those We Love)  

1900  On August - 19 start of the one & only olympic cricket match, in Paris  

1900  On August - 19 colleen Moore, Port Huron MI, actress (Scarlet Letter)  

1902  On this day in history the birth of Ogden Nash, American humorist  

1902  On August - 19 ogden Nash, Rye NY, humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself)  

1903  Phillies suffer record 9th straight posponed game on August - 19.  

1903  On this day in history claude Dauphin, Corbell France, actor (April in Paris, Deported)  

1904  On this day in history ted Nightingale, former colonial governor  

1905  On August - 19 russian tsar installs "Imperial Duma," without legislative powers  

1905  On this day in history fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)  

1906  June Collyer, NYC, actress (Before Midnight, Charley's Aunt) on this day in history.  

1907  Thurston Morton, (Sen-Ky, 1957-1969) on this day in history.  

1909  First race at the Indianapolis 500 Speedway on August - 19.  

1909  Indianapolis 500 race track opens on August - 19.  

1909  Jerzy Andrzejewski, Warsaw Poland, writer (Ashes & Diamonds) on August - 19.  

1909  Rembt THPLA of Boneval Faure, lawyer/1st-Member of parliament, dies on this day in history.  

1910  On August - 19 quentin Bell, artist author/teacher  

1911  NY Giant Christy Mathewson loses after beating Reds 22 straight times on this day in history.  

1912  Percy Aldridge Grainger's "Shepherd's Key," premieres on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history alfonse Hasselmans, composer, dies at 67  

1913  On this day in history frenchman Pégoud makes 1st parachute jump in Europe  

1913  On this day in history walter B Jones, (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92)  

1914  On August - 19 elmer Rice' "On Trial," premieres in NYC  

1914  Fumio Hayasaka, composer on this day in history.  

1915  Rationing laws go into effect in Netherlands on August - 19.  

1915  Lardner Ring Jr, Chicago, screenwriter (Woman of the Year) on August - 19.  

1916  Marie Wilson, Anaheim Calif, actress (My Friend Irma) on August - 19.  

1917  Sunday benefit baseball game at the Polo Grounds results in John McGraw andChristy Mathewson's arrest on this day in history.  

1917  On August - 19 sunday benefit baseball game at Polo Grounds results in John McGraw & Christy Mathewson's arrest for violating Blue laws  

1918  On this day in history irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  On this day in history birth of katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395)  

1398  Marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.  

1521  On August - 19 birth of lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)  

1557  Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1608) was born on this day in history.  

1558  On August - 19 birth of paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1590  On this day in history birth of henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649)  

1596  Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I was born on August - 19.  

1596  Elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0440  Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on this day in history.  

0472  Ricimer, Barbaars general, dies on this day in history.  

1186  On this day in history death of geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)  

1245  Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195) on August - 19.  

1284  Death of Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273) on this day in history.  

1297  Death of Saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274) on August - 19.  

1493  On this day in history frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77  

1580  On August - 19 andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71  

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