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Historical Events In August - 19

Friday, 14 May 2021

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

1919  On this day in history afghanistan declares independence from UK  

1919  Malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine) on August - 19.  

1920  Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter on August - 19.  

1921  Ty Cobb, is 4th to get 3,000 hits on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history gene Roddenberry, El Paso Texas, executive producer (Star Trek)  

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  Felipe Pedrell, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history william Marshall, Gary Ind, actor (Blacula, Something of Value)  

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 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  John James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire on this day in history.  

1933  47th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Moody (86 36 30 ret) on August - 19.  

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  48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H P Fabyan (61 64) on August - 19.  

1936  Trial against Ljev Kamenev & Grigori Zinovjev because of "Trotskyism" opens in Moscow on this day in history.  

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  On August - 19 1,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France  

1942  On this day in history first American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is  

1942  Honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France on this day in history.  

1942  Lt.-Colonel Charles C.I. Merritt (The South Saksatchewan Regiment) wins the Victoria Corss at Dieppe, France on this day in history.  

1942  -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab on this day in history.  

1943  Belgian church excommunicates nazi Leon Degrelle on this day in history.  

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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 August - 19.  

1521  On this day in history birth of lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)  

1557  On August - 19 birth of frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1608)  

1558  Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on August - 19.  

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 this day in history.  

1596  Elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662) was born on this day in history.  

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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 August - 19.  

0472  On August - 19 ricimer, Barbaars general, dies  

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  On August - 19 death of alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273)  

1297  Death of Saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274) on this day in history.  

1493  Frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77 on August - 19.  

1580  On August - 19 andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71  

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