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Saturday, 17 August 2019

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

1977  On this day in history groucho Martin, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On August - 19 422 die in an arson fire at a movie theater in Iran  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  First transatlantic balloon crossing in history finishes in Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Crew of Soyuz 32 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 34 aft 175 d flight on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1980  Saudi Arabian Lockheed Tristar crashes on landing at Riyadh, 301 die on August - 19.  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 August - 19.  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  Lee Trevino wins the PGA on this day in history.  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  On this day in history iran-Iraq begin a cease-fire in their 8-year-old war (11 PM EDT)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On August - 19 tadeusz Mazowiecki, elected first non-communmist president of Poland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1991  On August - 19 a coup attempts to remove President Gorbachev from power in the Soviet Union  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Coup in Russia deposes Mikhail Gorbachev on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On August - 19 feliks Arons, Dutch director/actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On August - 19 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  Panasonic anounces the first Progressive Scan DVD player on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2008  Levy Mwanawasa, Zambian politician on this day in history.  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  On this day in history 24 Egyptian policemen are killed in an attack in Rafah  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

2018  Two more earthquakes hit Lombok in Indonesia killing 14 two weeks after previous earthquakes on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history rudy Giuliani , US President Trump's lawyer claims in interview with NBC Chuck Todd that "truth isn't truth"  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  Marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.  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  On August - 19 birth of paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1596  Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I was born on August - 19.  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 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 this day in history.  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  On August - 19 death of saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)  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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