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.