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