Historical Events In August - 19
Monday, 15 August 2022
1918 On this day in history 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 On August - 19 lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter
1921 Ty Cobb, is 4th to get 3,000 hits on August - 19.
1921 Gene Roddenberry, El Paso Texas, executive producer (Star Trek) on this day in history.
1922 36th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody (63 61) on this day in history.
1922 Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist on August - 19.
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 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 James T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986) on August - 19.
1929 Sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57 on August - 19.
1930 D[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays) on August - 19.
1931 Lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game on August - 19.
1931 On this day in history willie Shoemaker, jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts)
1932 On August - 19 46th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Carolin A Babcock (62 62)
1932 On this day in history john James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire
1933 47th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Moody (86 36 30 ret) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1934 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H P Fabyan (61 64) on August - 19.
1936 On August - 19 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 August - 19.
1941 On this day in history ump Jocko Conlan ejects Pirate manager Frankie Frisch for coming out on field holding an umbrella to get a rainout
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 August - 19 honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France
1942 Lt.-Colonel Charles C.I. Merritt (The South Saksatchewan Regiment) wins the Victoria Corss at Dieppe, France on August - 19.
1942 On August - 19 -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab
1943 Belgian church excommunicates nazi Leon Degrelle on this day in history.