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19th of August 1504 EVENT Battle of Knockdoe.
19th of August 1561 EVENT An 18-year-old Mary, Queen of Scots, returns to Scotland after spending 13 years in France.
19th of August 1612 EVENT The "Samlesbury witches", three women from the Lancashire village of Samlesbury, England, are put on trial, accused for practicing witchcraft, one of the most famous witch trials in English history.
19th of August 1666 EVENT Second Anglo-Dutch War: Rear Admiral Robert Holmes leads a raid on the Dutch island of Terschelling, destroying 150 merchant ships, an act later known as "Holmes's Bonfire".
19th of August 1692 EVENT Salem witch trials: in Salem, Massachusetts, Province of Massachusetts Bay five people, one woman and four men, including a clergyman, are executed after being convicted of witchcraft.
19th of August 1745 EVENT Prince Charles Edward Stuart raises his standard in Glenfinnan : the start of the Second Jacobite Rebellion, known as "the 45".
19th of August 1759 EVENT Battle of Lagos Naval battle during the Seven Year's War between Britain and France.
19th of August 1768 EVENT Saint Isaac's Cathedral is founded in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
19th of August 1772 EVENT Gustavus III of Sweden stages a Coup d'etat, in which he assumes power and enacts a new constitution that divides power between the Riksdag and the King.
19th of August 1782 EVENT American Revolutionary War: Battle of Blue Licks : the last major engagement of the war, almost ten months after the surrender of the British commander Lord Cornwallis following the Siege of Yorktown.
19th of August 1812 EVENT War of 1812: American frigate USS Constitution defeats the British frigate HMS Guerriere off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada earning her nickname "Old Ironsides".
19th of August 1813 EVENT Gervasio Antonio de Posadas joins Argentina's second triumvirate.
19th of August 1821 EVENT Greek rebels massacre all the population of Navarino.
19th of August 1839 EVENT Presentation of Jacque Daguerre's new photographic process to the French Academy of Sciences.
19th of August 1848 EVENT California Gold Rush: the New York Herald breaks the news to the East Coast of the United States of the gold rush in California (although the rush started in January).
19th of August 1861 EVENT First ascent of Weisshorn, fifth highest summit in the Alps.
19th of August 1862 EVENT Indian Wars: during an uprising in Minnesota, Lakota warriors decide not to attack heavily-defended Fort Ridgely and instead turn to the settlement of New Ulm, killing white settlers along the way.
19th of August 1895 EVENT American frontier murderer and outlaw, John Wesley Hardin, is killed by an off-duty policeman in a saloon in El Paso, Texas.
19th of August 1919 EVENT Afghanistan gains full independence from the United Kingdom.
19th of August 1927 EVENT Metropolitan Sergius proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet Union.
19th of August 1934 EVENT The first All-American Soap Box Derby is held in Dayton, Ohio.
19th of August 1934 EVENT The creation of the position Fuhrer is approved by the German electorate with 89.9% of the popular vote.
19th of August 1940 EVENT First flight of the B-25 Mitchell medium bomber.
19th of August 1942 EVENT World War II: Operation Jubilee : the 2nd Canadian Infantry Division leads an amphibious assault by allied forces on Dieppe, France and fails, many Canadians are killed or captured. The operation was doomed to fail, and was intended to develop and try new amphibious landing tactics for the coming full invasion in Normandy.
19th of August 1944 EVENT World War II: Liberation of Paris : Paris rises against German occupation with the help of Allied troops.
19th of August 1945 EVENT Vietnam War: Viet Minh led by Ho Chi Minh take power in Hanoi, Vietnam.
19th of August 1953 EVENT Cold War: the CIA helps to overthrow the government of Mohammed Mossadegh in Iran and reinstate the Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
19th of August 1955 EVENT In the Northeast United States, severe flooding caused by Hurricane Diane, claims 200 lives.
19th of August 1960 EVENT Cold War: in Moscow, downed American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers is sentenced to ten years imprisonment by the Soviet Union for espionage.
19th of August 1960 EVENT Sputnik program: Sputnik 5 : the Soviet Union launches the satellite with the dogs Belka and Strelka, 40 mice, 2 rats and a variety of plants.
19th of August 1965 EVENT Japanese prime minister Eisaku Sato becomes the first post-World War II sitting prime minister to visit Okinawa.
19th of August 1980 EVENT Saudia Flight 163, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar burns after making an emergency landing at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, killing 301 people.
19th of August 1981 EVENT Gulf of Sidra Incident: United States fighters intercept and shoot down two Libyan Sukhoi Su-22 fighter jets over the Gulf of Sidra.
19th of August 1987 EVENT Hungerford Massacre: in the United Kingdom, Michael Ryan kills sixteen people with an assault rifle and then commits suicide.
19th of August 1989 EVENT Polish president Wojciech Jaruzelski nominates Solidarity activist Tadeusz Mazowiecki to be the first non-communist Prime Minister in 42 years.
19th of August 1989 EVENT Raid on offshore pirate station, Radio Caroline in North Sea by British and Dutch governments.
19th of August 1989 EVENT Several hundred East Germans cross the frontier between Hungary and Austria during the Pan-European Picnic, part of the events which began the process of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.
19th of August 1991 EVENT dissolution of the Soviet Union, August Coup: Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev is placed under house arrest while on holiday in the town of Foros, Crimea.
19th of August 1999 EVENT In Belgrade, tens of thousands of Serbians rally to demand the resignation of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milosevic.
19th of August 2002 EVENT A Russian Mi-26 helicopter carrying troops is hit by a Chechen missile outside of Grozny, killing 118 soldiers.
19th of August 2003 EVENT A car-bomb attack on United Nations headquarters in Iraq kills the agency's top envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello and 21 other employees.
19th of August 2003 EVENT A Hamas planned suicide attack on a bus in Jerusalem kills 23 Israelis, 7 of them children in the Jerusalem bus 2 massacre.
19th of August 2005 EVENT The first-ever joint military exercise between Russia and China, called Peace Mission 2005 begins.
19th of August 2005 EVENT A series of strong storms lashes Southern Ontario spawning several tornadoes as well as creating extreme flash flooding within the city of Toronto and its surrounding communities. In Toronto, it is also dubbed as the Toronto Supercell.
19th of August 2009 EVENT A series of bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, kills 101 and injures 565 others.
19th of August 2010 EVENT Operation Iraqi Freedom ends, with the last of the United States brigade combat teams crossing the border to Kuwait.
19th of August 0232 BIRTHDAY Marcus Aurelius Probus, Roman emperor (d. 282)
19th of August 1342 BIRTHDAY Katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395)
19th of August 1398 BIRTHDAY Marques de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458)
19th of August 1557 BIRTHDAY Frederick I, Duke of Wurttemberg (d. 1608)
19th of August 1590 BIRTHDAY Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649)
19th of August 1596 BIRTHDAY Elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662)
19th of August 1621 BIRTHDAY Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Dutch painter (d. 1674)
19th of August 1631 BIRTHDAY John Dryden, English poet (d. 1700)
19th of August 1646 BIRTHDAY John Flamsteed, first English Astronomer Royal (d. 1719)
19th of August 1686 BIRTHDAY Eustace Budgell, English writer (d. 1737)
19th of August 1689 BIRTHDAY Samuel Richardson, English writer (d. 1761)
19th of August 1711 BIRTHDAY Edward Boscawen, British admiral (d. 1761)
19th of August 1743 BIRTHDAY Madame du Barry, French courtesan (d. 1793)
19th of August 1843 BIRTHDAY C.I. Scofield, author of Scofield Reference Bible (d. 1921)
19th of August 1846 BIRTHDAY Luis Martin, Spanish Superior-General of the Society of Jesus (d. 1906)
19th of August 1848 BIRTHDAY Gustave Caillebotte, French Painter (d. 1894)
19th of August 1849 BIRTHDAY Joaquim Nabuco, Brazilian writer, statesman, and abolitionist (d. 1910)
19th of August 1853 BIRTHDAY Aleksei Brusilov, Russian general (d. 1926)
19th of August 1870 BIRTHDAY Bernard Baruch, American financier (d. 1965)
19th of August 1871 BIRTHDAY Orville Wright, American aviation pioneer (d. 1948)
19th of August 1873 BIRTHDAY Fred Stone, American actor (d. 1959)
19th of August 1875 BIRTHDAY Stjepan Seljan, Croatian explorer (d. 1936)
19th of August 1878 BIRTHDAY Manuel L. Quezon, 2nd President of the Philippines (d. 1944)
19th of August 1881 BIRTHDAY George Enescu, Romanian composer (d. 1955)
19th of August 1883 BIRTHDAY Coco Chanel, French clothing designer (d. 1971)
19th of August 1883 BIRTHDAY Jose Mendes Cabecadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (d. 1965)
19th of August 1883 BIRTHDAY Elsie Ferguson, American film actress (d. 1961)
19th of August 1889 BIRTHDAY Arthur Waley, English orientalist and sinologist (d. 1966)
19th of August 1896 BIRTHDAY Olga Baclanova, Russian-born actress (d. 1974)
19th of August 1899 BIRTHDAY Charlie Hall, English comedian actor (d. 1959)
19th of August 1900 BIRTHDAY Gontran de Poncins, French writer and adventurer (d. 1962)
19th of August 1900 BIRTHDAY Colleen Moore, American film actress.(d. 1988)
19th of August 1900 BIRTHDAY Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (d. 1976)
19th of August 1902 BIRTHDAY Ogden Nash, American poet (d. 1971)
19th of August 1902 BIRTHDAY J. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist (d. 1994)
19th of August 1903 BIRTHDAY James Gould Cozzens, American novelist (d. 1978)
19th of August 1906 BIRTHDAY Philo Farnsworth, American inventor (d. 1971)
19th of August 1907 BIRTHDAY Thruston B. Morton, American politician (d. 1982)
19th of August 1907 BIRTHDAY Archie League, generally considered the first air traffic controller (d. 1986)
19th of August 1912 BIRTHDAY Austin Dobson, British racing driver (d. 1963)
19th of August 1913 BIRTHDAY Richard Simmons, American actor (d. 2003)
19th of August 1913 BIRTHDAY John Argyris, Greek aeronautical engineer, one of the creators of the Finite Element Method (d. 2004)
19th of August 1914 BIRTHDAY Lajos Baroti, Hungarian footballer (d. 2005)
19th of August 1915 BIRTHDAY Alfred Rouleau, French Canadian businessman and administrator (Desjardins Group) (d. 1985)
19th of August 1915 BIRTHDAY Ring Lardner Jr, American journalist and screenwriter (d. 2000)
19th of August 1919 BIRTHDAY Malcolm Forbes, American publisher (d. 1990)
19th of August 1921 BIRTHDAY Gene Roddenberry, American television producer (d. 1991)
19th of August 1925 BIRTHDAY Claude Gauvreau, Canadian playwright (d. 1971)
19th of August 1926 BIRTHDAY Arthur Rock, American venture capitalist
19th of August 1927 BIRTHDAY L.Q. Jones, American actor
19th of August 1928 BIRTHDAY Bernard Levin, English journalist, author, and broadcaster (d. 2004)
19th of August 1928 BIRTHDAY Norman Brooks, Canadian singer (d. 2006)
19th of August 1928 BIRTHDAY Walter Massey, Canadian actor
19th of August 1930 BIRTHDAY Frank McCourt, Irish-American author (d. 2009)
19th of August 1931 BIRTHDAY Willie Shoemaker, American jockey (d. 2003)
19th of August 1932 BIRTHDAY Thomas P. Salmon, 75th Governor of Vermont
19th of August 1934 BIRTHDAY Renee Richards, American physician
19th of August 1935 BIRTHDAY Bobby Richardson, American baseball player
19th of August 1938 BIRTHDAY Diana Muldaur, American actress
19th of August 1939 BIRTHDAY Ginger Baker, English musician (Cream)
19th of August 1940 BIRTHDAY Johnny Nash, American singer-songwriter
19th of August 1940 BIRTHDAY Jill St. John, American actress
19th of August 1941 BIRTHDAY Mihalis Papagiannakis, Greek politician (d. 2009)
19th of August 1942 BIRTHDAY Fred Thompson, American politician and actor
19th of August 1943 BIRTHDAY Billy J. Kramer, British singer
19th of August 1944 BIRTHDAY Jack Canfield, American author and speaker
19th of August 1944 BIRTHDAY Bodil Malmsten, Swedish writer
19th of August 1944 BIRTHDAY Charles Wang, Chinese-born philanthropist
19th of August 1944 BIRTHDAY Buzz Kilman, Chicago radio personality
19th of August 1945 BIRTHDAY Charles Wellesley, Marquess of Douro, English heir of the 8th Duke of Wellington
19th of August 1945 BIRTHDAY Ian Gillan, English singer (Deep Purple)
19th of August 1945 BIRTHDAY Sandro de America, Argentine singer & actor (d. 2010)
19th of August 1946 BIRTHDAY Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States
19th of August 1946 BIRTHDAY Beat Raaflaub, Swiss conductor
19th of August 1946 BIRTHDAY Dawn Steel, American film producer (d. 1997)
19th of August 1947 BIRTHDAY Dave Dutton, English actor
19th of August 1947 BIRTHDAY Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (d. 2007)
19th of August 1947 BIRTHDAY Gerard Schwarz, American conductor
19th of August 1948 BIRTHDAY Gerald McRaney, American actor
19th of August 1948 BIRTHDAY Tipper Gore, Second Lady of the United States
19th of August 1950 BIRTHDAY Sudha Murthy, Indian social worker and writer
19th of August 1950 BIRTHDAY Graeme Beard, Australian cricketer
19th of August 1950 BIRTHDAY Jennie Bond, British journalist
19th of August 1951 BIRTHDAY John Deacon, English musician (Queen)
19th of August 1951 BIRTHDAY Lillian Muller, Norwegian model and actress
19th of August 1951 BIRTHDAY Gustavo Santaolalla, Argentine film composer
19th of August 1952 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Frakes, American actor and director
19th of August 1953 BIRTHDAY Lynwood Slim, American blues musician
19th of August 1953 BIRTHDAY Mary Matalin, American political consultant
19th of August 1953 BIRTHDAY Nanni Moretti, Italian film actor, director and producer
19th of August 1954 BIRTHDAY Oscar Larrauri, Argentine racing driver
19th of August 1955 BIRTHDAY Peter Gallagher, American actor
19th of August 1955 BIRTHDAY Ned Yost, American baseball player and manager
19th of August 1956 BIRTHDAY Adam Arkin, American actor
19th of August 1957 BIRTHDAY Li-Young Lee, Indonesia-born American poet
19th of August 1957 BIRTHDAY Paul-Jan Bakker, Netherland cricketer
19th of August 1957 BIRTHDAY Christine Soetewey, Belgian high jumper
19th of August 1957 BIRTHDAY Ian Gould, England cricketer
19th of August 1958 BIRTHDAY Anthony Munoz, American football player
19th of August 1958 BIRTHDAY Gary Gaetti, American baseball player
19th of August 1958 BIRTHDAY Brendan Nelson, Australian politician
19th of August 1959 BIRTHDAY Ricky Pierce, American basketball player
19th of August 1959 BIRTHDAY Susan Cummings, Monegasque-born American heiress and convicted murderer
19th of August 1960 BIRTHDAY Morten Andersen, American football player
19th of August 1960 BIRTHDAY Ron Darling, American baseball player and announcer
19th of August 1961 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Coe, British author
19th of August 1962 BIRTHDAY Valerie Kaprisky, French actress
19th of August 1962 BIRTHDAY Tammy Bruce, American political commentator
19th of August 1963 BIRTHDAY John Stamos, American actor
19th of August 1963 BIRTHDAY Joey Tempest, Swedish singer (Europe)
19th of August 1963 BIRTHDAY Yip Sai Wing, Hong Kong musician (Beyond)
19th of August 1965 BIRTHDAY Kevin Dillon, American actor
19th of August 1965 BIRTHDAY Kyra Sedgwick, American actress
19th of August 1965 BIRTHDAY Maria de Medeiros, Portuguese actress and director
19th of August 1966 BIRTHDAY Lilian Garcia, wrestling announcer
19th of August 1966 BIRTHDAY Lee Ann Womack, American musician
19th of August 1968 BIRTHDAY Nikolaos Kaklamanakis, Greek windsurfer
19th of August 1968 BIRTHDAY Mark McGuinn, country music singer
19th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Nate Dogg, American rapper
19th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Kirk Herbstreit, American football analyst (College GameDay)
19th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Emigdio Preciado, Hispanic fugitive on FBI's Most Wanted list
19th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Paula Jai Parker, American actress
19th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Patrick Van Horn, American actor
19th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Matthew Perry, American actor
19th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Kazuyoshi Tatsunami, Japanese baseball player
19th of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Clay Walker, American singer
19th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Jeff Tam, American baseball player
19th of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Fat Joe, American rapper
19th of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Mary Jo Fernandez, Tennis player
19th of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Joao Vieira Pinto, Portuguese football player
19th of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Sammi Cheng Sau Man, Hong Kong singer and actress
19th of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Roberto Abbondanzieri, Argentine footballer
19th of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Chihiro Yonekura, Japanese singer
19th of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway
19th of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Marco Materazzi, Italian footballer
19th of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Carl Bulfin, New Zealand cricketer
19th of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Callum Blue, British actor
19th of August 1974 BIRTHDAY Tim Kasher, American musician, Cursive and The Good Life
19th of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Chynna Clugston, American comic book creator
19th of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Tracie Thoms, American actress
19th of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Marco Coti Zelati, Italian bassist (Lacuna Coil)
19th of August 1977 BIRTHDAY Iban Mayo, Spanish cyclist
19th of August 1977 BIRTHDAY Takahiro Yamada, Japanese bassist (Asian Kung-Fu Generation)
19th of August 1978 BIRTHDAY Chris Capuano, American baseball player
19th of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Oumar Konde, Swiss footballer
19th of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Dave Douglas, American musician (Relient K, Attack Cat)
19th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Jun Jin, Korean rapper (Shinhwa)
19th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Houcine Camara, French singer
19th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Paul Parry, Welsh footballer
19th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Darius Danesh, Scottish singer-songwriter & actor
19th of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Michael Todd, American musician (Coheed and Cambria)
19th of August 1982 BIRTHDAY Erika Christensen, American actress
19th of August 1982 BIRTHDAY J. J. Hardy, American baseball player
19th of August 1982 BIRTHDAY Willy Denzey, French singer
19th of August 1982 BIRTHDAY Kevin Rans, Belgian pole vaulter
19th of August 1983 BIRTHDAY Missy Higgins, Australian singer-songwriter
19th of August 1983 BIRTHDAY Mike Conway, British racing driver
19th of August 1983 BIRTHDAY John McCargo, American football player
19th of August 1983 BIRTHDAY Tammin Sursok, Australian actress & singer
19th of August 1984 BIRTHDAY Micah Alberti, American actor
19th of August 1984 BIRTHDAY Alessandro Matri, Italian footballer
19th of August 1984 BIRTHDAY Simon Bird, English actor and comedian
19th of August 1984 BIRTHDAY Ryan Taylor, English footballer
19th of August 1985 BIRTHDAY Megan Rochell, American singer
19th of August 1986 BIRTHDAY Saori Kimura, Japanese volleyball player
19th of August 1987 BIRTHDAY Nico Hulkenberg, German racing driver
19th of August 1987 BIRTHDAY Richard Stearman, English footballer
19th of August 1987 BIRTHDAY Anais Lameche, Swedish singer (Play)
19th of August 1988 BIRTHDAY Travis Tedford, American actor
19th of August 1989 BIRTHDAY Romeo Miller, American rapper and basketball player
19th of August 1998 BIRTHDAY Ella Guevara, Filipino actress
19th of August 2003 BIRTHDAY Xyriel Manabat, Filipino actress
19th of August 0014 DEATH Augustus, Roman Emperor (Born 63 BC)
19th of August 1186 DEATH Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (Born 1158)
19th of August 1245 DEATH Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (Born 1195)
19th of August 1284 DEATH Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (Born 1273)
19th of August 1297 DEATH Saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (Born 1274)
19th of August 1493 DEATH Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (Born 1415)
19th of August 1580 DEATH Andrea Palladio, Italian architect (Born 1508)
19th of August 1646 DEATH Alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian
19th of August 1662 DEATH Blaise Pascal, French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher (Born 1623)
19th of August 1680 DEATH Jean Eudes, French catholic priest, founder of the Eudists (Born 1601)
19th of August 1692 DEATH John Proctor, Salem farmer and tavern keeper (Born1632)
19th of August 1753 DEATH Balthasar Neumann, German architect (Born 1687)
19th of August 1808 DEATH Fredrik Henrik af Chapman, Swedish naval architect and vice admiral (Born 1721)
19th of August 1819 DEATH James Watt, Scottish inventor (Born 1736)
19th of August 1822 DEATH Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician (Born 1749)
19th of August 1883 DEATH Jeremiah S. Black, American statesman (Born 1810)
19th of August 1889 DEATH Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, French writer (Born 1838)
19th of August 1895 DEATH John Wesley Hardin, American gunfighter (Born 1853)
19th of August 1900 DEATH Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Belgian composer (Born 1833)
19th of August 1914 DEATH Franz Xavier Wernz, German Superior General of the Society of Jesus (Born 1844)
19th of August 1923 DEATH Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (Born 1845)
19th of August 1928 DEATH Stephanos Skouloudis, Greek banker, diplomat and Prime Minister (Born 1838)
19th of August 1929 DEATH Sergei Diaghilev, Russian ballet impresario (Born 1872)
19th of August 1936 DEATH Federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish author (Born 1898)
19th of August 1944 DEATH Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal (Born 1882)
19th of August 1945 DEATH Tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (Born 1875)
19th of August 1950 DEATH Giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist (Born 1871)
19th of August 1954 DEATH Alcide De Gasperi, Prime Minister of Italy (Born 1881)
19th of August 1957 DEATH Carl-Gustaf Rossby, Swedish meteorologist (Born 1898)
19th of August 1957 DEATH David Bomberg, English painter (Born 1890)
19th of August 1959 DEATH Jacob Epstein, American-born sculptor (Born 1880)
19th of August 1959 DEATH Blind Willie McTell, American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist (Born 1901)
19th of August 1963 DEATH Kathleen Parlow, Canadian violinist (Born 1890)
19th of August 1967 DEATH Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born editor and publisher (Born 1884)
19th of August 1967 DEATH Isaac Deutscher, British Marxist historian (Born 1907)
19th of August 1968 DEATH George Gamow, Ukrainian-born physicist (Born 1904)
19th of August 1970 DEATH Pawe? Jasienica, Polish historian (Born 1909)
19th of August 1975 DEATH Mark Donohue, American race car driver and engineer (Born 1937)
19th of August 1975 DEATH Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (Born 1897)
19th of August 1976 DEATH Alastair Sim, Scottish actor and rector of Edinburgh University (Born 1900)
19th of August 1976 DEATH Ken Wadsworth, New Zealand cricketer (Born 1946)
19th of August 1977 DEATH Peter Dyneley, British actor (Born 1921)
19th of August 1977 DEATH Groucho Marx, American comedian and actor (Born 1890)
19th of August 1979 DEATH Joel Teitelbaum, Great Rebbi and Talmudic scholar(Born 1887)
19th of August 1979 DEATH Dorsey Burnette, American singer (Born 1932)
19th of August 1980 DEATH Otto Frank, father of Anne Frank (Born 1889)
19th of August 1981 DEATH Jessie Matthews, English actress (Born 1907)
19th of August 1982 DEATH August Neo, Estonian wrestler (Born 1908)
19th of August 1986 DEATH Hermione Baddeley, English actress (Born 1906)
19th of August 1994 DEATH Linus Pauling, American chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry and Peace (Born 1901)
19th of August 1995 DEATH Pierre Schaeffer, French composer (Born 1910)
19th of August 2000 DEATH Theodore Trautwein, American judge (Born 1920)
19th of August 2000 DEATH Bineshwar Brahma, Bodo litterateur and religious figure (birth date unknown)
19th of August 2000 DEATH Antonio Pugliese, Italian professional wrestler (Born 1941)
19th of August 2001 DEATH Donald Woods, South African journalist and anti-apartheid activist (Born 1933)
19th of August 2001 DEATH Betty Everett, American singer and pianist (Born 1939)
19th of August 2003 DEATH Carlos Roberto Reina, President of Honduras (Born 1926)
19th of August 2003 DEATH Sergio Vieira de Mello, Brazilian diplomat (Born 1948)
19th of August 2005 DEATH Mo Mowlam, British politician (Born 1949)
19th of August 2005 DEATH Bueno de Mesquita, Dutch comedian and actor (Born 1918)
19th of August 2008 DEATH Levy Mwanawasa, Zambian politician (Born 1948)
19th of August 2008 DEATH LeRoi Moore, American musician (Dave Matthews Band) (Born 1961)
19th of August 2009 DEATH Don Hewitt, television news producer & director; creator of 60 Minutes (Born 1922)

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