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Historical Events In August - 19

Saturday, 26 September 2020

1944  On this day in history allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed  

1944  On August - 19 gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62  

1945  The birth of Bill Clinton, 45th US President on August - 19.  

1945  Phillies Jimmie Foxx, 37, pitches 1st 7 innings vs Reds & wins on August - 19.  

1945  On this day in history tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (b.1875)  

1947  J Arens & D van Dorpen synthetise vitamin A on August - 19.  

1947  On this day in history ernst Laqueur, Dut chemist/psychologist (sexual hormones), dies at 67  

1950  On August - 19 aBC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic and Acrobat Ranch)  

1950  On this day in history aBC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic & Acrobat Ranch)  

1951  Bill Veeck (Cleveland Indians) sends Eddie Gaedel, a 3'7" midget, to pinch-hit on this day in history.  

1953  On August - 19 england regained cricket Ashes after winning series 1-0  

1954  Ralph J Bunche named undersecretary of UN on August - 19.  

1954  Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73 on August - 19.  

1955  On this day in history hurricane Diane kills 200 and is the first billion $ damage storm (N.E. US)  

1955  On this day in history 32.4 cm precipitation at Burlington, Connecticut (state record)  

1956  Fay Crocker wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open on August - 19.  

1957  On this day in history nY Giants vote 8-1 to move their franchise to SF in 1958  

1958  NAACP Youth Council begin sit-ins at Oklahoma City Lunch counters on this day in history.  

1958  Antonius "Toon" Verhey, violin cellist/conductor, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1959  On August - 19 doctor X beats Wilber Snyder in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ  

1959  On August - 19 jacob Epstein, US/English sculptor/painter, dies at 78  

1960  On August - 19 american U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers sentenced to ten years in a Soviet prison for espionage  

1960  On August - 19 sputnik 5 carries 2 dogs, 3 mice into orbit (later recovered alive)  

1962  Kerstin Hesselgren, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1967  On this day in history beatles' "All You Need is Love," single goes #1  

1967  On this day in history operation Coronado IV begins in Mekong Delta  

1967  On this day in history carl W de Vries, Dutch (Great-granddad King William III), dies at 84  

1968  Sara Jane Roberts, child actress (Our Gang), dies after surgery at 44 on August - 19.  

1969  On August - 19 british army takes over policing of Northern Ireland  

1971  Walther Victor, writer, dies on August - 19.  

1973  George Papadopoulos becomes the first president of Greece on this day in history.  

1973  Pirate World Music Radio (Holland) closes down after 10 years on August - 19.  

1974  ... Davies, US ambassador on Cyprus, murdered on this day in history.  

1976  Pres Gerald R Ford won Republican pres nomination at KC convention on August - 19.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  On this day in history birth of katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395)  

1398  On this day in history birth of marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458)  

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  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  On August - 19 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  On this day in history sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies  

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 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 August - 19.  

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