Historical Events In August - 19
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1918 James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist on August - 19.
1919 On August - 19 afghanistan declares independence from UK
1919 Malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine) on August - 19.
1920 On August - 19 lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter
1921 Ty Cobb, is 4th to get 3,000 hits on this day in history.
1921 Gene Roddenberry, El Paso Texas, executive producer (Star Trek) on August - 19.
1922 On this day in history 36th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody (63 61)
1922 Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist on this day in history.
1922 Felipe Pedrell, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1924 On August - 19 william Marshall, Gary Ind, actor (Blacula, Something of Value)
1926 Arthur Rock, American venture capitalist on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history metropolitan Sergius proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet state.
1927 James T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986) on this day in history.
1929 Sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57 on August - 19.
1930 On this day in history d[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays)
1931 Lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game on August - 19.
1931 On August - 19 willie Shoemaker, jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts)
1932 46th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Carolin A Babcock (62 62) on this day in history.
1932 John James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire on August - 19.
1933 On this day in history 47th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Moody (86 36 30 ret)
1934 On this day in history helen Hull Jacobs win US Lawn Tennis Association
1934 On this day in history plebiscite in Germany approved sole executive power to Adolph Hitler
1934 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H P Fabyan (61 64) on this day in history.
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 this day in history 37.6 cm rainfall at Tuckerton, NJ (state record)
1940 On August - 19 the birth of Jill St John, American actress
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 August - 19 1,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France
1942 On this day in history first American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is
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 August - 19 -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab
1943 Belgian church excommunicates nazi Leon Degrelle on this day in history.