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 This day in History - August 19
368 Historic Events for August 19
1922

36th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody (63 61)

Event
1922

Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist

Birth
1923

Erik Aalb‘k Jensen, Danish vicar/author (Perleporten)

Birth
1924

William Marshall, Gary Ind, actor (Blacula, Something of Value)

Birth
1927

James T Broyhill, (Sen-R-NC, 1986)

Birth
1929

Sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57

Death
1930

D[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays)

Birth
1931

Lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game

Event
1931

Willie Shoemaker, jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts)

Birth
1932

John James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire

Birth
1932

46th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Carolin A Babcock (62 62)

Event
1933

Vladimir Borisovich Alekseyev, Russia, cosmonaut

Birth
1933

Debra Paget, [Griffin], Denver, actress (Love Me Tender)

Birth
1933

47th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Moody (86 36 30 ret)

Event
1934

Paul Runyan wins PGA golf tournament

Event
1934

Hitler elected Fuhrer (95.7% of German voters)

Event
1934

William Cleary, Cambridge Mass, hockey center, (Oly-gold/silv-56, 60)

Birth
1934

48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H P Fabyan (61 64)

Event
1934

Renee Richards, [Richard Rankind], trans-sexual tennis player

Birth
1934

David F Durenberger, Minn, (Sen-R-MN, 1978- )

Birth
1934

Bill Cleary, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1935

F Story Musgrave, Boston, MD/astronaut (STS 6, 51-F, 33, 44, 61, 80)

Birth
1935

Bobby Richardson, SC, 2nd baseman (NY Yankees)

Birth
1936

Federico Garc¡a Lorca, Spanish poet/composer, murdered at 37 or 38

Death
1936

Trial against Ljev Kamenev and Grigori Zinovjev because of "Trotskyism" opens in Moscow

Event