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Historical Events In August - 19

Friday, 18 September 2020

1895  American frontier murderer and outlaw, John Wesley Hardin, is killed by an off-duty policeman in a saloon in El Paso, Texas on this day in history.  

1895  Andrzejewski, writer on August - 19.  

1896  On August - 19 eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer  

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

1899  Kenneth MacKenna, Canterbury NH, actor/director (Those We Love) on this day in history.  

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

1900  Colleen Moore, Port Huron MI, actress (Scarlet Letter) on August - 19.  

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

1902  Ogden Nash, Rye NY, humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself) on August - 19.  

1903  Phillies suffer record 9th straight posponed game on this day in history.  

1903  Claude Dauphin, Corbell France, actor (April in Paris, Deported) on this day in history.  

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 August - 19 fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)  

1906  June Collyer, NYC, actress (Before Midnight, Charley's Aunt) on August - 19.  

1907  On this day in history thurston Morton, (Sen-Ky, 1957-1969)  

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

1909  On this day in history indianapolis 500 race track opens  

1909  On August - 19 jerzy Andrzejewski, Warsaw Poland, writer (Ashes & Diamonds)  

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

1910  Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher on August - 19.  

1911  On August - 19 nY Giant Christy Mathewson loses after beating Reds 22 straight times  

1912  Percy Aldridge Grainger's "Shepherd's Key," premieres on August - 19.  

1912  On August - 19 alfonse Hasselmans, composer, dies at 67  

1913  Frenchman Pégoud makes 1st parachute jump in Europe on this day in history.  

1913  Walter B Jones, (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92) on August - 19.  

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

1914  Fumio Hayasaka, composer on August - 19.  

1915  On this day in history rationing laws go into effect in Netherlands  

1915  On this day in history lardner Ring Jr, Chicago, screenwriter (Woman of the Year)  

1916  On August - 19 marie Wilson, Anaheim Calif, actress (My Friend Irma)  

1917  On August - 19 sunday benefit baseball game at the Polo Grounds results in John McGraw andChristy Mathewson's arrest  

1917  On this day in history sunday benefit baseball game at Polo Grounds results in John McGraw & Christy Mathewson's arrest for violating Blue laws  

1918  Irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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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  Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) was born on this day in history.  

1557  On this day in history birth of frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1608)  

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  On August - 19 birth of elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I  

1596  On this day in history birth of elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662)  

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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  On this day in history ricimer, Barbaars general, dies  

1186  Death of Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158) on August - 19.  

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

1284  On this day in history death of alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273)  

1297  On this day in history death of saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)  

1493  Frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1580  Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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