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Historical Events In August - 19

Saturday, 17 August 2019

1944  On August - 19 allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On August - 19 gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  The birth of Bill Clinton, 45th US President on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Phillies Jimmie Foxx, 37, pitches 1st 7 innings vs Reds & wins on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On August - 19 tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (b.1875)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On this day in history j Arens & D van Dorpen synthetise vitamin A  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  Ernst Laqueur, Dut chemist/psychologist (sexual hormones), dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On August - 19 aBC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic and Acrobat Ranch)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history aBC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic & Acrobat Ranch)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  Bill Veeck (Cleveland Indians) sends Eddie Gaedel, a 3'7" midget, to pinch-hit on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1953  England regained cricket Ashes after winning series 1-0 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  Ralph J Bunche named undersecretary of UN on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On this day in history hurricane Diane kills 200 and is the first billion $ damage storm (N.E. US)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On this day in history 32.4 cm precipitation at Burlington, Connecticut (state record)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On this day in history fay Crocker wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  NY Giants vote 8-1 to move their franchise to SF in 1958 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  NAACP Youth Council begin sit-ins at Oklahoma City Lunch counters on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Antonius "Toon" Verhey, violin cellist/conductor, dies at 63 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  Doctor X beats Wilber Snyder in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  Jacob Epstein, US/English sculptor/painter, dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history american U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers sentenced to ten years in a Soviet prison for espionage  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On August - 19 sputnik 5 carries 2 dogs, 3 mice into orbit (later recovered alive)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Kerstin Hesselgren, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Beatles' "All You Need is Love," single goes #1 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Operation Coronado IV begins in Mekong Delta on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Carl W de Vries, Dutch (Great-granddad King William III), dies at 84 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On August - 19 sara Jane Roberts, child actress (Our Gang), dies after surgery at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On August - 19 british army takes over policing of Northern Ireland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On this day in history walther Victor, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  George Papadopoulos becomes the first president of Greece on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Pirate World Music Radio (Holland) closes down after 10 years on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  ... Davies, US ambassador on Cyprus, murdered on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Pres Gerald R Ford won Republican pres nomination at KC convention on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1342  On this day in history birth of katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1521  On this day in history birth of lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  On this day in history birth of frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1608)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1558  Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1590  On this day in history birth of henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On August - 19 birth of elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1186  On this day in history death of geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  On August - 19 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  On August - 19 frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1580  Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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