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Historical Events In August - 19

Monday, 18 February 2019

1944  On this day in history allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62 on this day in history.  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  On August - 19 j Arens & D van Dorpen synthetise vitamin A  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1955  32.4 cm precipitation at Burlington, Connecticut (state record) on August - 19.  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 August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  NAACP Youth Council begin sit-ins at Oklahoma City Lunch counters on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history antonius "Toon" Verhey, violin cellist/conductor, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On this day in history doctor X beats Wilber Snyder in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ  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  On this day in history sputnik 5 carries 2 dogs, 3 mice into orbit (later recovered alive)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1967  On this day in history carl W de Vries, Dutch (Great-granddad King William III), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history sara Jane Roberts, child actress (Our Gang), dies after surgery at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  British army takes over policing of Northern Ireland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Walther Victor, writer, dies on this day in history.  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 August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  ... Davies, US ambassador on Cyprus, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On August - 19 pres Gerald R Ford won Republican pres nomination at KC convention  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 this day in history.  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  Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0440  Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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 August - 19.  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  On this day in history andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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