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Historical Events In August - 19

Friday, 19 April 2019

1944  Allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed on this day in history.  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  On August - 19 the birth of Bill Clinton, 45th US President  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  Tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (b.1875) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1947  Ernst Laqueur, Dut chemist/psychologist (sexual hormones), dies at 67 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1951  On this day in history bill Veeck (Cleveland Indians) sends Eddie Gaedel, a 3'7" midget, to pinch-hit  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 August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Hurricane Diane kills 200 and is the first billion $ damage storm (N.E. US) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On August - 19 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  On this day in history nY Giants vote 8-1 to move their franchise to SF in 1958  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1959  Doctor X beats Wilber Snyder in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1960  Sputnik 5 carries 2 dogs, 3 mice into orbit (later recovered alive) on this day in history.  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  On August - 19 carl W de Vries, Dutch (Great-granddad King William III), dies at 84  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 August - 19 walther Victor, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On August - 19 george Papadopoulos becomes the first president of Greece  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  On this day in history ... Davies, US ambassador on Cyprus, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history pres Gerald R Ford won Republican pres nomination at KC convention  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In August - 19

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1342  On August - 19 birth of katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1398  On this day in history 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  On August - 19 birth of paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  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  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I  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 this day in history ricimer, Barbaars general, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1186  Death of Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1284  Death of Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273) on this day in history.  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 this day in history frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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