Historical Events In August - 19
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
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 this day in history.
1920 Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter on August - 19.
1921 On this day in history ty Cobb, is 4th to get 3,000 hits
1921 Gene Roddenberry, El Paso Texas, executive producer (Star Trek) on August - 19.
1922 On August - 19 36th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody (63 61)
1922 On August - 19 douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist
1922 On this day in history felipe Pedrell, composer, dies at 81
1924 William Marshall, Gary Ind, actor (Blacula, Something of Value) on this day in history.
1926 Arthur Rock, American venture capitalist on August - 19.
1927 On August - 19 metropolitan Sergius proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet state.
1927 James T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986) on August - 19.
1929 Sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57 on this day in history.
1930 On this day in history d[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays)
1931 Lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game on this day in history.
1931 On August - 19 willie Shoemaker, jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts)
1932 On this day in history 46th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Carolin A Babcock (62 62)
1932 John James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire on August - 19.
1933 47th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Moody (86 36 30 ret) on August - 19.
1934 Helen Hull Jacobs win US Lawn Tennis Association on this day in history.
1934 On this day in history plebiscite in Germany approved sole executive power to Adolph Hitler
1934 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H P Fabyan (61 64) on this day in history.
1936 Trial against Ljev Kamenev & Grigori Zinovjev because of "Trotskyism" opens in Moscow on August - 19.
1936 On August - 19 federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet/composer, murdered at 37 or 38
1939 37.6 cm rainfall at Tuckerton, NJ (state record) on this day in history.
1940 On August - 19 the birth of Jill St John, American actress
1941 On August - 19 ump Jocko Conlan ejects Pirate manager Frankie Frisch for coming out on field holding an umbrella to get a rainout
1942 On August - 19 1,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France
1942 First American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is on this day in history.
1942 Honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France on this day in history.
1942 On August - 19 lt.-Colonel Charles C.I. Merritt (The South Saksatchewan Regiment) wins the Victoria Corss at Dieppe, France
1942 On August - 19 -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab
1943 On August - 19 belgian church excommunicates nazi Leon Degrelle