Historical Events In August - 19
Sunday, 28 November 2021
1918 James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist on this day in history.
1919 Afghanistan declares independence from UK on this day in history.
1919 Malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine) on August - 19.
1920 On August - 19 lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter
1921 Ty Cobb, is 4th to get 3,000 hits on August - 19.
1921 On August - 19 gene Roddenberry, El Paso Texas, executive producer (Star Trek)
1922 On August - 19 36th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody (63 61)
1922 On this day in history douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist
1922 Felipe Pedrell, composer, dies at 81 on August - 19.
1924 On August - 19 william Marshall, Gary Ind, actor (Blacula, Something of Value)
1926 On August - 19 arthur Rock, American venture capitalist
1927 On August - 19 metropolitan Sergius proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet state.
1927 On this day in history james T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986)
1929 On this day in history sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57
1930 On August - 19 d[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays)
1931 On August - 19 lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game
1931 On August - 19 willie Shoemaker, jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts)
1932 46th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Carolin A Babcock (62 62) on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history john James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire
1933 On August - 19 47th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Moody (86 36 30 ret)
1934 On this day in history helen Hull Jacobs win US Lawn Tennis Association
1934 On August - 19 plebiscite in Germany approved sole executive power to Adolph Hitler
1934 On this day in history 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H P Fabyan (61 64)
1936 On this day in history trial against Ljev Kamenev & Grigori Zinovjev because of "Trotskyism" opens in Moscow
1936 Federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet/composer, murdered at 37 or 38 on this day in history.
1939 37.6 cm rainfall at Tuckerton, NJ (state record) on August - 19.
1940 The birth of Jill St John, American actress on this day in history.
1941 Ump Jocko Conlan ejects Pirate manager Frankie Frisch for coming out on field holding an umbrella to get a rainout on this day in history.
1942 1,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France on this day in history.
1942 First American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is on August - 19.
1942 On this day in history honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France
1942 On this day in history lt.-Colonel Charles C.I. Merritt (The South Saksatchewan Regiment) wins the Victoria Corss at Dieppe, France
1942 -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab on this day in history.
1943 On August - 19 belgian church excommunicates nazi Leon Degrelle