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 This day in History - August 19
368 Historic Events for August 19
1896

Walter Lang, composer

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1896

Eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer

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1897

1st electric taxi's drive in London

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1899

Kenneth MacKenna, Canterbury NH, actor/director (Those We Love)

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1899

Olga Baclanova, Moscow Russia, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY)

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1900

Start of the one and only olympic cricket match, in Paris

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1900

Colleen Moore, Port Huron MI, actress (Scarlet Letter)

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1902

Ogden Nash, Rye NY, humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself)

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1902

Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [NS]

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1903

Phillies suffer record 9th straight posponed game

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1903

Claude Dauphin, Corbell France, actor (April in Paris, Deported)

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1903

James Gould Cozzens, US, novelist (1949 Pulitzer-Guard of Honor)

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1903

Muriel Kirkland, Yonkers NY, actress (Fast Workers, Hold Your Man)

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1904

Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor

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1905

Fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)

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1905

Russian tsar installs "Imperial Duma," without legislative powers

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1905

Jacques de Menasce, composer

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1906

June Collyer, NYC, actress (Before Midnight, Charley's Aunt)

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1906

Philo T Farnsworth, Beaver Utah, inventor (electronic TV)

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1907

Zygmunt Mycielsky, composer

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1907

Thurston Morton, (Sen-Ky, 1957-1969)

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1909

Rembt THPLA of Boneval Faure, lawyer/1st-Member of parliament, dies

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1909

Indianapolis 500 race track opens

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1909

Jerzy Andrzejewski, Warsaw Poland, writer (Ashes and Diamonds)

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1910

Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher

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