Historical Events In January - 19
Friday, 18 October 2019
1925 On this day in history -48°F (-44°C), Van Buren, Maine (state record)
1925 Nina [Mary] Bawden, English author (Afternoon of a Good Woman) on this day in history.
1926 Fritz Weaver, Pitts Pa, actor (Josef-Holocaust, Day of the Dolphin) on this day in history.
1927 British government decides to send troops to China on January - 19.
1927 On January - 19 empress Charlotte, wife of Mexico's ill-fated Emperor Maximilian, dies.
1927 British govt decides to send troops to China on January - 19.
1927 Charlotte MAAVCL, princess of Belg/emp of Mexico (1864-67), dies at 86 on January - 19.
1928 On January - 19 dainin Katagiri, Osaka Japan, Zen teacher, associate of Shunryu Suzuki
1929 On January - 19 acadia National Park, Maine established
1929 Ulu Grosbard, Belgium, actor (Straight Time, Georgia, Falling in Love) on January - 19.
1930 On January - 19 john Waite, cricket wicket-keeper (great South African)
1932 On January - 19 charlie Conacher becomes first Toronto Maple Leaf to score 5 goals in a game, the first coming at 7 seconds of the game
1932 Charlie Conacher becomes 1st Toronto Maple Leaf to score 5 goals in a game, 1st coming at 7 seconds of game on January - 19.
1934 On January - 19 kenesaw Mountain Landis denies Joe Jackson's appeal for reinstatement
1934 On January - 19 armand Parent, composer, dies at 70
1935 On January - 19 kLM begins flight path between Curacao & Aruba
1937 Future billionaire Howard Hughes sets a record for transcontinental air flight, making the trip from Los Angeles to New York City in 7 hours, 28 minutes on January - 19.
1937 Cy Young, Tris Speaker & Nap Lajorie elected to Baseball Hall of Fame on January - 19.
1938 GM began mass production of diesel engines on January - 19.
1938 On this day in history the Spanish Nationalist air force bombed Barcelona and Valencia, killing 700 civilians and wounding hundreds more.
1939 On this day in history ernest Hausen of Wisconsin sets chicken-plucking record-4.4 sec
1941 British troops occupy Kassalaf Sudan on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history british offensive in Eritrea
1942 On January - 19 japanese forces invade Burma
1942 Japanese forces invade Burma during World War 2 on this day in history.
1942 Titus Brandsma arrested by German occupiers on January - 19.
1943 On this day in history joint Chiefs of Staff decide on invasion in Sicily
1943 On this day in history the birth of Janis Joplin, American rock singer
1944 Harold Fraser-Simson, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1945 Approximately 800 prisoners remaining in the Lodz Ghetto are liberated by Soviet troops, after 74,600 have been deported to Auschwitz on January - 19.
1945 On January - 19 ernest B Allo, French theologist, dies at 71
1946 On this day in history the birth of Dolly Parton, US country singer and film actress
1947 On January - 19 sS Himera runs aground at Athens, kills 392
1949 On this day in history cuba recognises Israel.