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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  

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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  On August - 19 birth of marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458)  

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

1557  Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1608) was born on this day in history.  

1558  On this day in history birth of paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1590  On this day in history birth of henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649)  

1596  On August - 19 birth of elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I  

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

1245  On August - 19 death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195)  

1284  Death of Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273) on this day in history.  

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

1493  On this day in history frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77  

1580  Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 on August - 19.  

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