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 This day in History - October 19
373 Historic Events for October 19
1921

Gunnar Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948)

Birth
1922

Jack Anderson, Long Beach, Calif, journalist (Wash Post)

Birth
1923

Beierse govt refuses to prohibit NSDAP newspaper V”lkischer Beobachter

Event
1923

Ban Johnson persuades AL owners to prohibit boxing in their parks

Event
1924

General Christian Worker's union demands 8 hr work day in Belgium

Event
1925

Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist

Birth
1925

Italian army takes Somalia

Event
1925

Bernard Hepton, Bradford England, actor (6 Wives of Henry VIII)

Birth
1926

John C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle

Event
1926

Russian Politburo throws out Leo Trotsky and followers

Event
1927

Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter/director (Cobra)

Birth
1927

Marjorie Tallchief, US ballerina (Harkness Ballet)

Birth
1928

Buff Cobb, Florence Italy, actress (Masquerade Party)

Birth
1929

Balbir Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1948-56)

Birth
1929

Dumitru Capoianu, composer

Birth
1930

Tom ap Rees, botanist

Birth
1930

Jules LadoumŠgue runs world record 1 km (2:23.6)

Event
1931

Laszlo Kalmar, composer

Birth
1931

John LeCarr‚, [Cornwell], England, spy novelist (Little Drummer Girl)

Birth
1932

Austria forbids demonstration by nazi's and anti fascists

Event
1932

British govt signs trade agreement with Soviet Union

Event
1932

Henry Ford gives his 1st radio speech

Event
1932

Jimmie Foxx wins AL MVP and Chuck Klein wins NL MVP

Event
1932

Arthur Friedheim, composer, dies at 72

Death
1932

Lloyd Haynes, South Bend Indiana, actor (Pete Dixon-Room 222)

Birth