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Historical Events In August - 19

Sunday, 03 July 2022

1895  On this day in history 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 August - 19.  

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

1899  Kenneth MacKenna, Canterbury NH, actor/director (Those We Love) on August - 19.  

1900  Start of the one & only olympic cricket match, in Paris on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history colleen Moore, Port Huron MI, actress (Scarlet Letter)  

1902  On August - 19 the birth of Ogden Nash, American humorist  

1902  On this day in history 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 August - 19 claude Dauphin, Corbell France, actor (April in Paris, Deported)  

1904  Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor on August - 19.  

1905  Russian tsar installs "Imperial Duma," without legislative powers on August - 19.  

1905  On August - 19 fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)  

1906  On this day in history june Collyer, NYC, actress (Before Midnight, Charley's Aunt)  

1907  On August - 19 thurston Morton, (Sen-Ky, 1957-1969)  

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

1909  Indianapolis 500 race track opens on this day in history.  

1909  Jerzy Andrzejewski, Warsaw Poland, writer (Ashes & Diamonds) on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history rembt THPLA of Boneval Faure, lawyer/1st-Member of parliament, dies  

1910  Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher on this day in history.  

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  Alfonse Hasselmans, composer, dies at 67 on August - 19.  

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

1913  On August - 19 walter B Jones, (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92)  

1914  Elmer Rice' "On Trial," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1914  Fumio Hayasaka, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history marie Wilson, Anaheim Calif, actress (My Friend Irma)  

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

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  On August - 19 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  Katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395) was born on this day in history.  

1398  On August - 19 birth of marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458)  

1521  Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) was born on August - 19.  

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

1558  On this day in history birth of paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1590  Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649) was born on this day in history.  

1596  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I  

1596  On August - 19 birth of elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662)  

Famous Deaths In August - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0440  Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on August - 19.  

0472  On this day in history ricimer, Barbaars general, dies  

1186  On August - 19 death of geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)  

1245  On August - 19 death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195)  

1284  On August - 19 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  On August - 19 frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77  

1580  Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 on August - 19.  

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