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Historical Events In August - 19

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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  On August - 19 andrzejewski, writer  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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  Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor on August - 19.  

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

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 August - 19.  

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

1909  On this day in history first race at the Indianapolis 500 Speedway  

1909  Indianapolis 500 race track opens on August - 19.  

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

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

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

1911  On this day in history 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 this day in history alfonse Hasselmans, composer, dies at 67  

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 August - 19.  

1914  Fumio Hayasaka, composer on August - 19.  

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

1915  Lardner Ring Jr, Chicago, screenwriter (Woman of the Year) on this day in history.  

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 August - 19.  

1917  On August - 19 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 August - 19 birth of katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395)  

1398  On this day in history birth of marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458)  

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

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

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  Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I was born on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history 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  Death of Saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274) on this day in history.  

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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