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 This day in History - August 19
368 Historic Events for August 19
1936

Al Oerter, Astoria NY, discus thrower (Olympics-gold-56, 60, 64, 68)

Birth
1938

Valentin Mankin, USSR, finn class yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968)

Birth
1938

Diana Muldaur, NYC, actress (McCloud, Star Trek Next Gen, LA Law)

Birth
1939

Ginger [Peter] Baker, England, drummer (Cream-White Room)

Birth
1939

37.6 cm rainfall at Tuckerton, NJ (state record)

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1940

Jill St John, [Oppenheim], LA Calif, actress (Diamonds are Forever)

Birth
1940

Johnny Nash, Houston, Tx, rocker (I Can See Clearly Now)

Birth
1940

Jan Claire, actor (American Anthem)

Birth
1941

Ump Jocko Conlan ejects Pirate manager Frankie Frisch for coming out on field holding an umbrella to get a rainout

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1942

1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is

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1942

-20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab

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1942

Michiel Patijn, Dutch asst sect of state of Foreign affairs (1994- )

Birth
1942

Fred Thompson, senator (R-Tenn)/actor (In the Line of Fire)

Birth
1942

Gen Paulus orders German 6th Army to conquer Stalingrad

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1942

4,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France

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1943

Billy J Kramer, Liverpool, rock vocalist (The Dakotas-Bad to Me)

Birth
1943

US air raid on German bases at Gilze-Rijen/Vlissingen

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1943

Belgian church excommunicates nazi L‚on Degrelle

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1944

Gen Bradley visits Montgomery

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1944

Last Japanese troops driven out of India

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1944

Gnther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62

Death
1944

Samuel J de Beer, S Afr vicar/underminister of Education

Birth
1944

Eddy Raven, Lafayette La, country singer (Right Hand Man)

Birth
1944

Henry J Wood, English conductor (My Life of Music, Proms), dies at 75

Death
1944

US 90th/Polish 1st Division occupy Chambois Normandy

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