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Historical Events In August - 19

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1976  Alastair Sim, actor (Christmas Carol, Green for Danger), dies at 75 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Groucho Martin, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On this day in history 422 die in an arson fire at a movie theater in Iran  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On this day in history first transatlantic balloon crossing in history finishes in Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Crew of Soyuz 32 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 34 aft 175 d flight on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On August - 19 dorsey Burnette, rocker, dies at 46 of a heart attack  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On August - 19 saudi Arabian Lockheed Tristar crashes on landing at Riyadh, 301 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  2 VF-41 aircraft from USS Nimitz shoot down 2 Libyan aircraft which fired on them over international waters on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Jessie Matthews, actress (Gangway, First a Girl), dies at 74 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On this day in history renaldo Nehemiah of US sets record for 110 m hurdles, 12.93 sec  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1982  On August - 19 soyuz T-7 launched, Svetlana Savtiskaya 2nd woman in space  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  LSU footballer Billy Cannon sentenced to 5 yrs for counterfeiting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On August - 19 lee Trevino wins the PGA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Japan launches its 2nd probe of Halley's Comet, Suisei on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Hermione Baddeley, actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude), dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history hayden Rorke, Brooklyn, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Night Walker), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Iran-Iraq begin a cease-fire in their 8-year-old war (11 PM EDT) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history tadeusz Mazowiecki, elected first non-communmist president of Poland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On August - 19 ben Rutgers Van de Loeff-Basenau, children's book writer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  A coup attempts to remove President Gorbachev from power in the Soviet Union on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history coup in Russia deposes Mikhail Gorbachev  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Feliks Arons, Dutch director/actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history jean King, actress (Night Hasa a Thousand Eyes), dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  John George Hughes, bishop of Kensington, dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Danny Arnold, British TV producer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1999  On August - 19 panasonic anounces the first Progressive Scan DVD player  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2008  On August - 19 levy Mwanawasa, Zambian politician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  32 people are killed after a plane crash in Talodi, Sudan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  24 Egyptian policemen are killed in an attack in Rafah on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  On August - 19 the 24 hour ceasefire extension renewal between Israel and Palestine is violated as Hamas fire rockets; Israeli Air Force respond, killing 9 Gazans  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Novak Đoković beats Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Cincinnati Masters to become the first player to win all 9 Masters 1,000 tennis tournaments since the series started in 1990 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On August - 19 monsoon rains finally ease in Kerala State, India, with flooding taking 350 lives with 200,000 in relief camps  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history two more earthquakes hit Lombok in Indonesia killing 14 two weeks after previous earthquakes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Rudy Giuliani , US President Trump's lawyer claims in interview with NBC Chuck Todd that "truth isn't truth" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1398  Marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458) was born on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1590  On August - 19 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 this day in history 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  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  On this day in history death of alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273)  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  Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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