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Historical Events In August - 19

Saturday, 17 August 2019

1918  James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  On this day in history afghanistan declares independence from UK  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  Malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On August - 19 lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  On this day in history ty Cobb, is 4th to get 3,000 hits  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  On August - 19 gene Roddenberry, El Paso Texas, executive producer (Star Trek)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On this day in history 36th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody (63 61)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On August - 19 felipe Pedrell, composer, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  William Marshall, Gary Ind, actor (Blacula, Something of Value) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1926  On this day in history arthur Rock, American venture capitalist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  Metropolitan Sergius proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet state on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On this day in history james T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  D[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  Lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  Willie Shoemaker, jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  46th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Carolin A Babcock (62 62) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  On August - 19 john James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On August - 19 47th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Moody (86 36 30 ret)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On August - 19 helen Hull Jacobs win US Lawn Tennis Association  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On August - 19 plebiscite in Germany approved sole executive power to Adolph Hitler  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On this day in history 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H P Fabyan (61 64)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On August - 19 trial against Ljev Kamenev & Grigori Zinovjev because of "Trotskyism" opens in Moscow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On this day in history federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet/composer, murdered at 37 or 38  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  37.6 cm rainfall at Tuckerton, NJ (state record) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  The birth of Jill St John, American actress on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history ump Jocko Conlan ejects Pirate manager Frankie Frisch for coming out on field holding an umbrella to get a rainout  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On this day in history 1,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On this day in history first American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On this day in history honorary Capt. John Weir Foote (Cdn. Chaplain Service) wins the Victoria Cross at Dieppe, France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On this day in history lt.-Colonel Charles C.I. Merritt (The South Saksatchewan Regiment) wins the Victoria Corss at Dieppe, France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On this day in history -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history belgian church excommunicates nazi Leon Degrelle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1342  Katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1398  On August - 19 birth of marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) was born on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1608) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1558  On this day in history birth of paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1590  Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649) was born on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I was born on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662) was born on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0440  Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0472  On August - 19 ricimer, Barbaars general, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1186  On August - 19 death of geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  On this day in history death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1284  Death of Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1493  Frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1580  Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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