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Know what happened on 19th August


Importance of 19th August in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 19th August special in the world history.

  • 1493 आज ही के दिन मैक्सिमिलियन प्रथम ऑस्ट्रिया का राजकुमार बना। 
  • 1591 आज ही के दिन फ्रांसीसी राजा हेनरी चतुर्थ ने उत्तरी फ्रांस के शहर रोएन पर कब्जा किया। 
  • 1757 आज ही के दिन ईस्ट इंडिया कंपनी का पहला एक रुपए का सिक्का कलकत्ता टकसाल में बना। 
  • 1796 आज ही के दिन ब्रिटेन के खिलाफ स्पेन और फ्रांस ने संधि की। 
  • 1812 आज ही के दिन अमेरिका के युद्धपोत ने ब्रिटेन के युद्धपोत गंर्रियर को हराया। 
  • 2004 आज ही के दिन दुनिया की सबसे बड़ी इंटरनेट कंपनी Google ने आज ही अपने शेयर बाजार में उतारे थे। 

  • 1989
    Pirate radio station Radio Caroline was raided by British and Dutch governments officials and vital equipment seized or destroyed
    Great Britain
    1987
    Hungerford Massacre – Michael Ryan kills sixteen people with a rifle
    Great Britain
    1977
    Death of Groucho Marx, actor and comedian
    United States
    1957
    Death of David Bomberg, an audacious and futuristic British painter.
    Great Britain
    1936
    Death of Federico Garcia Lorca, writer
    Spain
    1934
    Referendum held in Germany when voters approved combining the roles of Chancellor and President to give Adolf Hitler sole executive power as Führer.
    Germany
    1934
    The first All-American Soap Box Derby was held in Dayton, Ohio
    United States
    1919
    Afghanistan gained its independence from the United Kingdom
    Afghanistan
    1907
    Birth of Humphrey Jennings maker of documentaries such as Listen to Britain (1942), Fires were Started (1943), and A Diary for Timothy (1945).
    Great Britain
    1883
    Birth of Coco Chanel, couturier
    France
    1883
    Birth of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel, French fashion designer .
    France
    1871
    Birth of Orville Wright, pioneering aviator
    United States
    1808
    Birth of James Nasmyth (or Nasmith), Scottish engineer who invented the steam hammer.
    Great Britain
    1745
    Bonnie Prince Charlie raises standard at Glenfinnan
    Great Britain
    1662
    Death of Blaise Pascal, mathematician and philosopher
    France
    1631
    Birth of John Dryden, Poet Laureate
    Great Britain
    1580
    Death of Andrea Palladio, architect
    Italy
    1274
    Edward I crowned on his return from the Crusades
    Great Britain
    0014
    Death of Caesar Augustus, Roman Emperor
    Italy
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