Historical Events In August - 19
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1895 On this day in history american frontier murderer and outlaw, John Wesley Hardin, is killed by an off-duty policeman in a saloon in El Paso, Texas.
1895 On August - 19 andrzejewski, writer
1896 On this day in history eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer
1897 1st electric taxi's drive in London on this day in history.
1899 On August - 19 kenneth MacKenna, Canterbury NH, actor/director (Those We Love)
1900 Start of the one & only olympic cricket match, in Paris on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history colleen Moore, Port Huron MI, actress (Scarlet Letter)
1902 The birth of Ogden Nash, American humorist on this day in history.
1902 Ogden Nash, Rye NY, humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself) on August - 19.
1903 Phillies suffer record 9th straight posponed game on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history claude Dauphin, Corbell France, actor (April in Paris, Deported)
1904 Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor on this day in history.
1905 Russian tsar installs "Imperial Duma," without legislative powers on this day in history.
1905 On August - 19 fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)
1906 June Collyer, NYC, actress (Before Midnight, Charley's Aunt) on this day in history.
1907 Thurston Morton, (Sen-Ky, 1957-1969) on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history first race at the Indianapolis 500 Speedway
1909 On August - 19 indianapolis 500 race track opens
1909 On this day in history jerzy Andrzejewski, Warsaw Poland, writer (Ashes & Diamonds)
1909 On August - 19 rembt THPLA of Boneval Faure, lawyer/1st-Member of parliament, dies
1910 Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher on August - 19.
1911 On August - 19 nY Giant Christy Mathewson loses after beating Reds 22 straight times
1912 On August - 19 percy Aldridge Grainger's "Shepherd's Key," premieres
1912 Alfonse Hasselmans, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1913 On August - 19 frenchman Pégoud makes 1st parachute jump in Europe
1913 On August - 19 walter B Jones, (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92)
1914 On this day in history elmer Rice' "On Trial," premieres in NYC
1914 On this day in history fumio Hayasaka, composer
1915 Rationing laws go into effect in Netherlands on this day in history.
1915 Lardner Ring Jr, Chicago, screenwriter (Woman of the Year) on August - 19.
1916 Marie Wilson, Anaheim Calif, actress (My Friend Irma) on this day in history.
1917 On August - 19 sunday benefit baseball game at the Polo Grounds results in John McGraw andChristy Mathewson's arrest
1917 Sunday benefit baseball game at Polo Grounds results in John McGraw & Christy Mathewson's arrest for violating Blue laws on August - 19.
1918 On August - 19 irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC