Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Famous Events For August 19

Famous Events For August 19 – Today In History

August 19: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – August 19 Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. 43 BC Roman Senate coerced to select Octavian, later known as Augustus as representative
2. August 19, 0440 – Term of St Sixtus resigns as Catholic Pope
3. August 19, 1071 – In a war at Manzikert, the Byzantine King was defeated by Seldjuken sultan Alp Arslan
4. August 19, 1099 – In a war between Crusaders and Saracens at Ascalon, Saracens were vanquished

advertisement
advertisement

5. August 19, 1263 – Hebrew publication removed by King James I of Aragon
6. August 19, 1399 – King Richard II of England submits to Henry, his cousin
7. August 19, 1458 – selection of Aenea Silvio Piccolomini as Pope Pius II
8. August 19, 1493 – Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor assumed as Archduke of Austria
9. August 19, 1504 – War of Knockdoe fought in Galway Ireland
10. August 19, 1524 – Marseille, France encircled by the army of Emperor Charles V
11. August 19, 1561 – Mary Queen of Scot lives for 13 years in France and comes to Leith, Scotland to be crowned
12. August 19, 1587 – Sigismund III installed as King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania
13. August 19, 1591 – The city of Rouen seized by French King Henry IV
14. August 19, 1627 – Fort Groenlo seized by Prince Frederick Henry
15. August 19, 1691 – Australians conquer Turks in the war at Szalankemen
16. August 19, 1692 – people handed for sorcery in Salem, Massachusetts

advertisement
advertisement

18th Century – What Happened on August 19 – The 1700s

17. August 19, 1702 – The French were vanquished by the English at the war of Santa Maarta Venz
18. 7 August 19, 1745 – The Second Jacobite revolt started when Bonnie Prince Charlie increased his requirements at Glenfinnan, Scotland
19. August 19, 1757 – Russian army was victorious in a war between Russia and Prussia at the War of Gross Jagerndorf
20. August 19, 1768 – Church for Saint Isaac was started in Saint Petersburg, Russia
21. August 19, 1772 – The Swedish administration which was guided by the Parliament came under a monarch, Gustav III
22. August 19, 1791 – Benjamin Banneker writes to Thomas Jefferson based on the United States Declaration of Independence for impartiality for African Americans
23. August 19, 1796 – Anti-British coalition agreed by Spain and France

advertisement
advertisement

19th Century – August 19 This Day That Year – The 1800s

24. August 19, 1812 – US Navy vessel vanquishes British Navy vessel Guerriere
25. August 19, 1816 – Dutch forces regain Java
26. August 19, 1821 – Military rebellion against French King Louis XVIII was not a success
27. August 19, 1826 – The development of the upper Canada region (Ontario) was entrusted to a company named Canada Company
28. August 19, 1836 – A ship, HMS Beagle stationed at Angra Azores
29. August 19, 1839 – The information on the practical development of photos by Louis Daguerre was made known in Paris
30. August 19, 1849 – The Discovery of Gold deposits in California was notified by the NY Herald
31. August 19, 1864 – War at Globe Tavern, Virginia enters the 2nd day
32. August 19, 1887 – Dmitri Mendeleev, a Chemist and Inventor reaches a height of 11500 feet by balloon above, Klin, Russia, to witness an eclipse
33. August 19, 1891 – William Huggins pronounces the use of astrophysical use of spectrum

advertisement
advertisement

34. August 19, 1895 – A cop who was not on duty fires John Wesley Hardin, an American Border criminal
35. August 19, 1897 – cabs run on electricity driven in London

20th Century – Important Events On This Day August 19 – 1900

36. August 19, 1900 – Inauguration of the only Olympic cricket match in Paris
37. August 19, 1905 – Russian King Nicolas II constitutes a lower house viz “Imperial Duma” without statutory powers
38. August 19, 1909 – Inauguration of the 500-race path at Indianapolis
39. August 19, 1911 – Christy Mathewson of NY Giants lost after vanquishing the Reds 22 straight games

40. August 19, 1912 – “Shepherd’s Key” by Percy Aldridge Grainger shown for the first time
41. August 19, 1913 – Free fall jump in Europe by using a parachute by a Frenchman
42. August 19, 1914 – 150 Belgians put to death by firing by German forces
43. August 19, 1914 – Air raid by German air force on English shoreline
44. August 19, 1914 – Inauguration of the Harris Theatre at 226 W. 42nd Street, NYC
45. August 19, 1914 – US President Woodrow Wilson sends a message to the Senate
46. August 19, 1915 – Effective laws for rationing introduced in the Netherlands
47. August 19, 1915 – The war of Van started: WW I
48. August 19, 1915 – Ambassadorial crisis was created when a British ship “SS rabic” was drowned by a German underwater vessel without caution leaving Liverpool for New York
49. August 19, 1917 – Baseball players John McGrew and Christy Mathewson were taken into custody for abusing the Blue Laws

50. August 19, 1918 – The debut of the musical “Yip Yip Yaphank” by Irving Berlin, in New York
51. August 19, 1919 – UK grants autonomy to Afghanistan
52. August 19, 1921 – 4th get 3000 hits was Ty Cobb
53. August 19, 1922 – At the 36th US Women’s National Championship, Molla Bjurstedt played against Helen Wills Moody; Molla was victorious
54. August 19, 1927 – Announcement of the faithfulness of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet state by city Sergius
55. August 19, 1932 – Helen Jacobs defeats Carolin Backcock Stark (62,62) at the 46th US Women’s National Championship
56. August 19, 1934 – PGA Golf tournament achieved by Paul Runyan
57. August 19, 1934 – The first car race – Soap Box Derby – was performed in Ohio
58. August 19, 1936 – The theory of Marxism – Trotskyism – started in Moscow and Live Kamenev and Grigori Zinovjev were tried
59. August 19, 1939 – State-level record rain at Tuckerton, NJ (37.6 cm)
60. August 19, 1941 – Pirate Manager Frankie Frisch was expelled by Ump Jocko Conlan when he entered the field with a canopy to get a raincoat

61. August 19, 1942 – Montgomery receives Churchill at Burg-al-Arab
62. August 19, 1942 – 4000 defense personnel of the allied forces of Canadian, and British were killed, wounded, or captured invading Dieppe, France
63. August 19, 1942 – During WW II German 6th Army was ordered by General Paulus to vanquish Stalingrad
64. August 19, 1943 – nazi Leon Degrelle banned by the church of Belgian
65. August 19, 1944 – German military stations at Gilze-Rijen/Vlissingen were bombarded by US air force
66. August 19, 1944 – Police action in Paris on nazi inhabitants
67. August 19, 1945 – Phillies Jimmie Foxx was victorious against the Reds
68. August 19, 1947 – Vitamin A analysed by J Arens and D Van Dorpen
69. August 19, 1948 – Inauguration of the 9th Venice Film Festival
70. August 19, 1950 – Saturday morning children’s displays started by ABC

71. August 19, 1951 – Eddie Gaedel, a 3’7” person was chosen as an alternate batter (pinch hit) by Bill Veeck
72. August 19, 1953 – Cricket Ashes recovered after being victorious in a 1-0 series
73. August 19, 1953 – The United Kingdom and the United States organized an army rebellion in Iran to depose the Prime Minister of Iran, Mohammad Mosaddegh (O0eration Boot and TPAJAX project)
74. August 19, 1954 – Ralph J Bunche appointed as Undersecretary of the UN
75. August 19, 1955 – A state’s highest best rainfall of 32.4 cm at Burlington, Connecticut
76. August 19, 1955 – There was an increase of 50% import tax on bicycles in the US
77. August 19, 1956 – LPGA St Louis Golf Open achieved by Fay Crocker
78. August 19, 1957 – A height of 30,933 m by a balloon touched by US Major David Simons
79. August 19, 1959 – Launching of Discoverer 6 into arctic orbit
80. August 19, 1960 – USSR holds Francis Graw Powers guilty of espionage
81. August 19, 1960 – 1st set of animals – 2 dogs, 2 rats, 40 mice, 1 rabbit, and fruit flies – were sent to space through Soviet Sputnik and returned safely from orbit
82. August 19, 1961 – West Berlin receives US Vice President Lyndon B Johnson
83. August 19, 1962 – a glorious round of golf played by Homer Blanco shooting a 55
84. August 19, 1962 – LPGA Albuquerque Swing Parade Golf achieved by Mickey Wright
85. August 19, 1963– NAACP Youth Assembly starts protests at the lunch kiosks in Oklahoma City
86. August 19, 1964 – launch of exchange satellite Syncom 3
87. August 19, 1965 – Chicago Cubs defeated by Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney, no-hitter of the year.

88. August 19, 1966 – 2400 died when an earthquake hit Varko Turkey
89. August 19, 1967 – “All You Need is Love” by Beatles becomes No.1
90. August 19, 1970 – “White” standing approved for Chinese in South Africa
91. August 19, 1970 – Inauguration of the 31st Venice Film Festival
92. August 19, 1973 – Atomic test by France at Muruora Island
93. August 19, 1973 – After being on the air for 10 years Pirate World Music Radio shuts down
94. August 19, 1975 – Preston Gomez was succeeded by Bill Virden as Manager
95. August 19, 1976 – Republican presidential hopeful, Gerald Ford triumphs at KC meeting
96. August 19, 1977 – Atomic test by USSR at Sary Shagan, USSR
97. August 19, 1978 – incineration caused in a film theatre in Iran leaves 422 dead
98. August 19, 1979 – LPGA Bath Golf Classic Little achieved by Sally
99. August 19, 1979 – After being in space for 175 days Soviet Cosmonauts Vladimir Lyakov and Valery Ryumin come back to Earth on board Soyuz 34
100. August 19,1980 – Land crashing of Saudi Arabian Lockheed Tristar at Riyadh, leaves 301 dead
101. August 19, 1981 – US Air Force planes down Soviet-built aircraft
102. August 19, 1982 – 110 m obstacle race record created by Renaldo Nehemiah of the US (12.93 sec)
103. August 19, 1982 – Soviet Union sends a 2nd woman into space by launching Soyuz T-7
104. August 19, 1983 – Billy Cannon, the football player was convicted for faking and sentenced to 5 years
105. August 19, 1984 – LPGA Chevrolet World Championship of Women’s Golf achieved by Nancy Lopez
106. August 19, 1984 – Ronald Regan was the Presidential hopeful of Republicans
107. August 19, 1985 – Halley’s Comet’s 2nd investigation started by Japan by “Suisei”
108. August 19, 1986 – Mine in a car explodes killing 20 in Tehran, Iran
109. August 19, 1987 – Michael Ryan kills 16 persons in England before ending his own life – Hungerford Massacre
110. August 19, 1988 – Iraq and Iran reach an agreement to break in fighting to end their 8-year-old fighting
111. August 19, 1989 – In Poland, the first president not belonging to the communist party was installed. Tadeusz Mazowiecki assumes as President

112. August 19, 1990 – LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic achieved by Besty King
113. August 19, 1990 – Swiftest to reach 14 HRs was NY Yankee Kevin Mass
114. August 19, 1991 – Cyclone Bob strikes US
115. August 19, 1991 – Mikhail Gorbachev survives a military takeover attempted by the conventional members of the Communist Party of the USSR
116. August 19, 1991 – Miss Teen USA was chosen and awarded to Janel Bishop, 17, of New Hampshire
117. August 19, 1992 – A magnificent score of 547 for 8 by Sri Lanka against Australia
118. August 19, 1993 – Highest record hit of 3612.13 by Dow Jones
119. August 19, 1993 – Amalgamation of two doll firms – Mattel and Fisher
120. August 19, 1993 – Rachelle Shannon fires in the arm George Tiller, a doctor specializing in abortion
121. August 19, 1995 – Heavyweight boxing championship for Bruce Seldon, TKOs Joe Hipp
122. August 19, 1996 – Important political groups obedience to Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa
123. August 19, 1997 – Return to Earth of satellite Discovery 23
124. August 19, 1998 – The attempt to kill UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold was revealed by Archbishop D Tutu
125. August 19, 1999 – Protest by thousands of Serbians demanding the stepping down of Slobodan Milosevic as president of the Republic of Yugoslavia

21st Century – August 19 This Day In History – The 2000s

126. August 19, 2001 – In the 83rd PGA Championship play David Toms shoots a 265 at Atlanta Athletic Club
127. August 19, 2002 – a Chechen rocket hits a Russian airliner Mi 26 outside Grozny leaving 118 army personnel dead
128. August 19, 2003 – 23 Israelis, including 7 children died in an intentional reckless assault by Hamas on a van in Jerusalem
129. August 19, 2005 – Chania and Russia organize a combined defense forces operation started and known as Peace Mission 2005
130. August 19, 2005 – A strong hurricane blows Southern Ontario causing many hurricanes and spontaneous deluges in the city of Toronto and adjacent areas. This phenomenon is called Toronto Supercell
131. August 19, 2009 – successive detonations in Baghdad and Iraq leave 101 dead and 565 wounded
132. August 19, 2010 – The United States last contingent crosses to Kuwait marking the culmination of Operation Iraqi Freedom
133. August 19, 2012 – Aircraft crashes in Talodi, Sudan when 32 persons killed
134. August 19, 2013 – In a train mishap in India, 37 pilgrims lost their lives
135. August 19, 2013 – A deluge across China caused the death of 91 persons
136. August 19, 2014 – the 24-hour break in a fighting agreement between Israel and Palestine broke as Hamas fired missiles. Israeli Air Defence retaliate killing 9 Gazans
137. August 19, 2015 – Female Viagra libido tablet Addyi supported by US Food and Drug unit

ee Also:





Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.