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Historical Events In August - 19

Monday, 01 March 2021

1918  On August - 19 james George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist  

1919  On this day in history afghanistan declares independence from UK  

1919  On August - 19 malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine)  

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  36th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody (63 61) on August - 19.  

1922  On this day in history douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist  

1922  On August - 19 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 this day in history.  

1927  On August - 19 metropolitan Sergius proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet state.  

1927  On August - 19 james T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986)  

1929  Sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1930  D[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays) on this day in history.  

1931  Lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game on this day in history.  

1931  Willie Shoemaker, jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts) on this day in history.  

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  On August - 19 47th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Moody (86 36 30 ret)  

1934  Helen Hull Jacobs win US Lawn Tennis Association on this day in history.  

1934  Plebiscite in Germany approved sole executive power to Adolph Hitler on August - 19.  

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  On this day in history federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet/composer, murdered at 37 or 38  

1939  On August - 19 37.6 cm rainfall at Tuckerton, NJ (state record)  

1940  On this day in history the birth of Jill St John, American actress  

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  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 this day in history 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 this day in history belgian church excommunicates nazi Leon Degrelle  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  Katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395) was born on August - 19.  

1398  Marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.  

1521  Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 19.  

1596  Elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662) was born on August - 19.  

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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  Death of Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158) on this day in history.  

1245  On this day in history death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195)  

1284  On this day in history death of alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273)  

1297  On this day in history death of saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)  

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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