Historical Events In August - 19
Sunday, 16 January 2022
1918 James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist on this day in history.
1919 Afghanistan declares independence from UK on this day in history.
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 August - 19.
1927 Metropolitan Sergius proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet state on August - 19.
1927 James T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986) on this day in history.
1929 On this day in history sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57
1930 D[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays) on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game
1931 On August - 19 willie Shoemaker, jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts)
1932 On this day in history 46th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Carolin A Babcock (62 62)
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 this day in history.
1934 On this day in history helen Hull Jacobs win US Lawn Tennis Association
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 this day in history.
1936 Trial against Ljev Kamenev & Grigori Zinovjev because of "Trotskyism" opens in Moscow on August - 19.
1936 On this day in history federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet/composer, murdered at 37 or 38
1939 On August - 19 37.6 cm rainfall at Tuckerton, NJ (state record)
1940 On August - 19 the birth of Jill St John, American actress
1941 On August - 19 ump Jocko Conlan ejects Pirate manager Frankie Frisch for coming out on field holding an umbrella to get a rainout
1942 On August - 19 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 On this day in history lt.-Colonel Charles C.I. Merritt (The South Saksatchewan Regiment) wins the Victoria Corss at Dieppe, France
1942 On this day in history -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab
1943 On this day in history belgian church excommunicates nazi Leon Degrelle