Historical Events In August - 19
Friday, 19 April 2019
1918 James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist on August - 19.
1919 Afghanistan declares independence from UK on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine)
1920 Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter on this day in history.
1921 On August - 19 ty Cobb, is 4th to get 3,000 hits
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 August - 19.
1922 On August - 19 douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist
1922 Felipe Pedrell, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1924 William Marshall, Gary Ind, actor (Blacula, Something of Value) on this day in history.
1926 On August - 19 arthur Rock, American venture capitalist
1927 Metropolitan Sergius proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet state on this day in history.
1927 On August - 19 james T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986)
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 this day in history.
1931 Lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game on this day in history.
1931 Willie Shoemaker, jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts) on August - 19.
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 On August - 19 47th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Moody (86 36 30 ret)
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 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 August - 19.
1939 On August - 19 37.6 cm rainfall at Tuckerton, NJ (state record)
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 August - 19.
1942 On this day in history 1,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France
1942 First American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is on August - 19.
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 August - 19.
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.