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July 19 – A Day as Today | Discover what happened A day like Today in the World: Who was born on July 19? Who died on July 19? What is celebrated on July 19? Historical events of July 19 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of July 19:

In the Gregorian Calendar, July 19 is the 200th
(Two-hundredth) day of the year.

There are 165 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

The charm of roses is that being so beautiful they do not know that they are.

— José María Pemán
Spanish poet and playwright (died July 19, 1981)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

July 19 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 64: the “great fire” begins in the city of Rome.
  • 711: in the battle of Guadalete, Táriq ibn Ziyad defeats King Rodrigo (head of the Visigoths), a victory that led to the almost total Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula.
  • 1068: in Spain, Sancho II of Castile defeats his brother Alfonso VI of León.
  • 1131: in the Catalan counties Ramón Berenguer IV of Barcelona assumes the government after the death of his father Ramón Berenguer III.
  • 1195: in Ciudad Real, absolute defeat of Alfonso VIII of Castile (battle of Alarcos).
  • 1333: in Scotland the battle of Halidon Hill is fought, during the last of the wars of Scottish independence.
  • 1525: in Germany, Martin Luther receives excommunication from the Pope of Rome.
  • 1544: in France, the siege of Boulogne-sur-Mer begins, during the invasion of the English King Henry VIII, within the framework of the Italian war of 1542.
  • 1545: on the Isle of Wight (England) – within the framework of the Italian War from 1542 to 1546 – second day of the battle of the Solent Strait.
  • 1545: in the Vrancea region (Romania) at 8:00 an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 on the Richter seismological scale and an intensity of VIII occurs.
  • 1545: off the port of Portsmouth (England) the battleship Mary Rose – from the Tudor period – sinks. In 1982 she will be refloated in the most complex project in the History of maritime archeology.
  • 1553: in England, Mary I, the Catholic, is crowned queen, replacing Lady Jane Gray (who reigned only nine days).
  • 1588: in England ―in the framework of the Anglo-Spanish War (1585) -, the Spanish Armada arrives at the English Channel (Battle of Gravelines).
  • 1605: an earthquake of magnitude 6.5 on the Richter seismological scale occurs in Guangdong (China).
  • 1610: in Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala (current Antigua), Juan de las Cabezas Altamirano (bishop of Santiago de Cuba) is appointed bishop.
  • 1623: in Rome, 55 cardinals enter into a conclave to elect the successor of Pope Gregory XV, who died on July 8.
  • 1624: in Hebei (China) there is an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on the Richter seismological scale and an intensity of VII.
  • 1692: in Salem (Massachusetts), five women are executed accused of witchcraft, probably in order to confiscate their property.
  • 1698: in Ambato (Ecuador), near the Carihuairazo volcano, an earthquake leaves “thousands” of fatalities. (Possibly the same earthquake as on June 20, 1698).
  • 1747: in Italy the battle of Assietta is fought: the meager Piedmontese troops defeat the French army of Louis XV.
  • 1760: in Puerto Rico, several Spaniards make a formal request to found the city of Mayagüez.
  • 1808: the battle of Bailén is fought in Spain.
  • 1821: in London (England), George IV of the United Kingdom is crowned king.
  • 1824: in Mexico the former emperor Agustín de Iturbide (who had abdicated the previous year) is shot; he had returned to his country with the intention of joining the army to repel a European invasion.
  • 1843: In England, the British engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859) launches the ship SS Great Britain, the first passenger ship powered with a propeller, the first iron-hulled ocean liner and the largest ship in the world at the time .
  • 1845: in New York (United States), a fire destroys 300 buildings.
  • 1848: Seneca Falls (near New York City) holds the first Convention for the Rights of Women, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott.
  • 1849: in Spain the law is promulgated that obliges the use of the decimal metric system in all commercial transactions.
  • 1862: in the state of Ohio (United States), in the framework of the Civil War, the northward campaign of Confederate general John Hunt Morgan is hindered on Buffington Island when most of his men are captured while trying to escape across the Ohio River.
  • 1870: in Vatican City, Pope Pius IX promulgates the dogma of papal infallibility.
  • 1870: France declares war on Prussia. Start of the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871).
  • 1873: in Australia, William Gosse is the first European to see Ayers Rock; he renames them in honor of the Prime Minister of South Australia, Sir Henry Ayers.
  • 1875: in Milan (Italy) the opera La Falce by Alfredo Catalani is premiered.
  • 1879: in New Mexico (United States) Doc Holliday kills for the first time, when a man shoots him in his saloon.
  • 1900: in Spain, the zarzuela by the Álvarez Quintero Brothers The Premiere, with music by Ruperto Chapí, is premiered with great success.
  • 1900: in France, the first line of the metropolitan of Paris is inaugurated.
  • 1902: in Switzerland the Federal Council concludes, with the signing of the Constitution.
  • 1903: in France, the first Tour de France concludes in the Parc des Princes (Paris) with the victory of the cyclist Maurice Garin.
  • 1909: in the English Channel, between (France and the United Kingdom), the pilot Henri Latham fails in the first attempt to cross by airplane.
  • 1912: in Holbrook (Navajo County, Arizona), a meteorite with an estimated mass of 190 kg explodes over the town causing a shower of approximately 16,000 pieces on the town.
  • 1917: in Spain, at the initiative of the Regionalist League, Spanish parliamentarians meet in Barcelona to protest the closure of Congress.
  • 1917: in Spain, the railway and tramway strike in Valencia resulted in the death of two workers and numerous detainees.
  • 1918: Honduras declares war on Germany; Haiti had done it three days earlier.
  • 1919: in Spain, Allendesalazar forms a new government.
  • 1919: in the village of La Cruz (in northwestern Costa Rica), guerrillas fight against the “tinoquistas” (henchmen of the dictator Pelico Tinoco). These set the Salvadoran maestro Marcelino García Flamenco (30) on fire. Tinoco will be overthrown a month later, on August 20.
  • 1920: in Petrograd (Soviet Union), at the initiative of Lenin, the Second Congress of the Communist International (founded in 1919 under the name of Comintern) is inaugurated.
  • 1924: in the Napalpí aboriginal colony, 120 km from the city of Resistencia (capital of the Chaco province, Argentina), a group of ranchers and 130 police officers assassinate some 200 Tobas and Mocoví aborigines (Napalpí Massacre). In the following days, penises and severed ears are exhibited at the Quitilipi police station.
  • 1926: Alcoa Power Co.’s largest aluminum mill opens in Saguenay (Canada).
  • 1936: in Spain, the unions rise up against the military coup, the Spanish Civil War begins.
  • 1936: in Spain, General Francisco Franco arrives in Tetouan and takes command of the rebellious Spanish Army in Morocco. In Madrid the nineteenth republican government is formed, chaired by José Giral, who decides to arm the people and in Barcelona the uprising fails due to the reaction of the forces of public order supported by the CNT-FAI.
  • 1940: In the Aegean Sea, at the Battle of Cape Spada – within the framework of World War II – the Australian cruiser Sydney sinks the Italian light cruiser Bartolomei Colleoni, leaving 121 dead.
  • 1940 – In England, Army Order 112 forms the British Army Intelligence Corps.
  • 1942: off the coast of the United States, Admiral Karl Dönitz orders the last submarine to withdraw from its position, in response to the effective convoy system.
  • 1943: construction of the pipeline between Texas and Pennsylvania is completed in the United States.
  • 1943: in Italy, 270 allied planes bombard the peripheral neighborhoods of Rome in two hours (only civilian deaths).
  • 1945: In the United States, Montgomery Ward is taken over by the army under the orders of Attorney General Francis Biddle, because he refused to obey the orders of the National War Labor Board. Sewell Avery, director of Montgomery Ward, is kicked out of his office by the soldiers.
  • 1947: in Burma, the nationalist Aung San and six of his cabinet members are assassinated.
  • 1948: in France, the Schuman cabinet resigns due to the socialist demand to reduce defense spending.
  • 1949: Laos obtains independence within the French Union.
  • 1950: in Spain, the definitive approval of Opus Dei and the priestly society of the Holy Cross takes place.
  • 1951: in Spain, the fourth Franco government is constituted with two main novelties: the creation of the new Ministry of Information and Tourism and the splitting of Commerce and Industry.
  • 1954: In the United States, Elvis Presley achieves an extraordinary sales success with the song That’s all right, mama.
  • 1955: in Lima (Peru) the School of Engineers, founded on March 18, 1876, becomes the current National University of Engineering.
  • 1957: Over the Nevada Test Site, the United States Air Force fires the first air-to-air nuclear missile, which detonates at an altitude of 6,000 m.1
  • 1960: near Monsolís, in Barcelona (Spain), a train kills nine workers who were repairing the tracks and wounds two.
  • 1961: the recently created Republic of Tunisia imposes a blockade on the French naval base of Bizerte, to regain its sovereignty. However, four days later the French captured the entire city of Bizerte.
  • 1962: in the United States, an American missile intercepts an intercontinental rocket for the first time.
  • 1963: In the United States, Joe Walker flies a North American X-15 plane at a record altitude of 106 km. According to the international convention, this height qualifies as space flight.
  • 1963: in Spain, the Spanish boxer Ben Ali is proclaimed champion of Europe in the bantamweight category.
  • 1964: in Saigon (Vietnam), Nguyễn Khánh (Prime Minister of South Vietnam) calls for expanding the war towards North Vietnam.
  • 1967: in the American town of Hendersonville (North Carolina), a Cessna 310 plane crashes in the air against a Boeing 727 airplane of the Piedmont Airlines company (1948-1989). 82 people die.
  • 1969: The American Apollo XI spacecraft, with astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins on board, goes into orbit around the Moon. He will land the next day, July 20.
  • 1971: in New York, the South Tower of the Twin Towers reaches 415 m, making it the second tallest building in the world.
  • 1972: in El Salvador, President Arturo Armando Molina orders a military intervention against the University of El Salvador to keep it closed for a year.
  • 1973: in Greece, Georgios Papadópoulos takes over as president.
  • 1974: in Spain, the dictator Francisco Franco is hospitalized, and temporarily delegates the powers to Prince Juan Carlos.
  • 1976: the Sagarmatha National Park (where Mount Everest is located) is created in Nepal.
  • 1978: adultery is decriminalized in Spain.
  • 1978: in Germany, the Volkswagen company builds the last beetle, which makes the number 16.2 million.
  • 1979: in Portugal, Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo becomes the first woman to become head of the Government.
  • 1979: in Australia, Maritza Sayalero is crowned Miss Universe, being the first Venezuelan to win the pageant.
  • 1979: in Nicaragua, the guerrillas of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) overthrow the dictatorship of the Somoza family.
  • 1980: in the Soviet Union, 58 countries boycott the Moscow Olympics for the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
  • 1982: in Bolivia, the military junta dismisses General Celso Torrelio.
  • 1982: in El Salvador, an earthquake of magnitude 7.0 on the Ricther scale affects a quarter of the territory and causes several deaths and serious material losses.
  • 1982: in the Las Ventas bullring, the bull Belador, from the cattle ranch of D. Victorino Martín, is pardoned by the right-hander José Ortega Cano; Belador is the only bull pardoned to date in Madrid.
  • 1984: Jacques Delors, French Minister of Economy and Finance, is appointed President of the Commission of the European Economic Community to succeed Gaston Thorn from Luxembourg.
  • 1985: in Italy, the breakage of the Val di Stava dam, in the north of the country, causes more than 260 deaths and disappearances.
  • 1985: In the United States, Vice President George H. W. Bush announces that teacher Christa McAuliffe will be the first civilian to travel on the Challenger space shuttle.
  • 1987: in Portugal, the social democratic party of Aníbal Cavaco Silva wins the legislative elections.
  • 1989: in the vicinity of the Military Government of Madrid (Spain), a commando of the terrorist band ETA assassinates two heads of the Army Quartermaster Corps.
  • 1989: in Poland, General Wojciech Jaruzelski, the only candidate, becomes president, with the strict half plus one of the votes of Parliament.
  • 1989: in Sioux City (United States), United Airlines Flight 232 crashes. 112 of the 296 passengers die.
  • 1992: Legislative elections are held in Vietnam for the first time in its history.
  • 1992: in Palermo (Sicily) a car bomb kills the anti-mafia prosecutor Paolo Borsellino, along with 5 members of his bodyguard.
  • 1993: in Tuy (Pontevedra) the international bridge over the river Miño, linking Spain and Portugal, is inaugurated.
  • 1994: in Panama, terrorist attack on the Alas Chiricanas plane where 20 people died.
  • 1996: an unprecedented flood occurs in the Saguenay region.
  • 1997: in Northern Ireland, the Irish Republican Army decrees an unconditional ceasefire to advance the peace process.
  • 2001: Ignatius Farray’s first comedy performance at the Vai Moana Las Galletas bar, Tenerife
  • 2001: in the United Kingdom, justice sentences the politician and novelist Jeffrey Archer (Baron Archer of Weston-super-Mareis) to four years in prison for perjury and perverting the course of justice.
  • 2002: In the United States, corporate scandals cause Wall Street’s biggest crash since September 11, 2001.
  • 2003: In Liberia, troops loyal to President Charles Taylor and rebel militias fight a violent battle in the capital, Monrovia.
  • 2004: in Spain, Spanish Egyptologists begin the transcription of the hieroglyphs of the Temple of Debod re-located in Madrid.
  • 2004: In the Palestinian Territories, Arafat revokes the appointment of his cousin as head of the Gaza police to quell the revolt of the radical militias.
  • 2004: in Ukraine, 21 miners are killed in a gas explosion.
  • 2004: In Iraq, nine people are killed in a car bomb attack in Baghdad.
  • 2005: in Portugal, a group of paleontologists discover fossil remains of the allosaurus, a carnivorous dinosaur from the Jurassic that until now was thought to have only lived in North America.
  • 2005: In Iran, the government executes two teenagers, 16 and 18, for homosexuality.
  • 2007: NASA’s Cassini-Huygens probe discovers a new moon on Saturn: satellite number 60.
  • 2012: conflict breaks out in Syrian Kurdistan.
  • 2016: in Spain, Appointment of Ana Pastor Julián as president of the Congress of Deputies in the XII legislature.
  • 2019: Sabrina Carpenter releases her fourth studio album, Singular Act II.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

July 19 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 810: Al-Bukhari, Persian teacher (d. 870).
  • 1420: Guillermo VIII Palaiologos, palaeologist and Italian aristocrat (d. 1483).
  • 1680: Filippo Raguzzini, Italian architect (b. 1771).
  • 1692: Frederick William Kettler, German aristocrat (d. 1711).
  • 1698: Johann Jakob Bodmer, professor of Swiss politics (d. 1783).
  • 1744: Heinrich Christian Boie, German writer (d. 1806).
  • 1759: Seraphim of Sarov, Russian monk and saint (d. 1833).
  • 1764: Juan José Castelli, Argentine politician (d. 1812).
  • 1789: John Martin, British painter (d. 1854).
  • 1794: José Justo Corro, Mexican politician (d. 1864).
  • 1800: Juan José Flores, Venezuelan military man, first president of Ecuador (d. 1864).
  • 1803: Ramón de Mesonero Romanos, Spanish writer (d. 1882).
  • 1805: Domingo Elías, Peruvian president in 1844 (d. 1867).
  • 1814 – Samuel Colt, American arms manufacturer (d. 1862).
  • 1814: Mariano Téllez-Girón y Beaufort Spontin, Spanish military man (d. 1882).
  • 1819: Gottfried Keller, Swiss German-speaking novelist and poet (d. 1890).
  • 1822: Augusta of Cambridge, British aristocrat (d. 1916).
  • 1823: George Henry Gordon, American military man (d. 1886).
  • 1827: Mangal Pandey, Indian soldier (d. 1857).
  • 1834: Edgar Degas, French impressionist painter (d. 1917).
  • 1835: Justo Rufino Barrios Auyón, Guatemalan general and president between 1873 and 1885 (d. 1895).
  • 1840: José Manuel Balmaceda, Chilean president (d. 1891).
  • 1848: Justin Germain Casimir de Selves, French politician (d. 1934).
  • 1849: François-Alphonse Aulard, French historian (d. 1928).
  • 1849: Ferdinand Brunetière, French writer and literary critic (d. 1906).
  • 1860: Lizzie Borden, American murder suspect, never convicted (d. 1927).
  • 1865: Charles Horace Mayo, American surgeon (d. 1939).
  • 1868: Florence Foster Jenkins, American soprano (d. 1945).
  • 1871: Lars Jørgen Madsen, Danish marksman (d. 1925).
  • 1874: Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels, Austrian racist ideologue (d. 1954).
  • 1875: Alice Dunbar-Nelson, American writer and activist (d. 1935).
  • 1876: Joseph Fielding Smith, American religious and president of the Mormons (d. 1972).
  • 1881: Friedrich Dessauer, German physicist and philosopher (d. 1963).
  • 1883: Max Fleischer, Austrian animator and film producer (d. 1972).
  • 1885: Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Portuguese diplomat (d. 1955).
  • 1890: George II, king of the Hellenes.
  • 1893: Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian poet (d. 1930).
  • 1893: Josep de Togores, Spanish painter (d. 1970).
  • 1894: Jawaya Nazimudín, Pakistani politician and prime minister (d. 1965).
  • 1896: A. J. Cronin, British writer (d. 1981).
  • 1896: Bob Meusel, American baseball player (d. 1977).
  • 1898: Herbert Marcuse, German-born communist philosopher and sociologist (d. 1979).
  • 1898: Joaquín Peinado, Spanish cubist painter (d. 1975).
  • 1899: Roberto Wachholtz, Chilean politician (d. 1980).
  • 1900: Arno Breker, German sculptor and architect (d. 1991).
  • 1900: Nathalie Sarraute, French novelist (f. 1999).
  • 1903: Robert Dalban, French actor (d. 1987).
  • 1907: Isabel Jewell, American actress and singer (d. 1972).
  • 1907: Georges de Mestral, Swiss engineer and inventor (d. 1990).
  • 1908: Oswaldo Hercelles García, Peruvian doctor (d. 1969).
  • 1910: Francisco Coloane, Chilean short story writer and novelist (f. 2002).
  • 1916: Ildefonso Aroztegui, Uruguayan architect (d. 1988).
  • 1919: Patricia Medina, American actress (d. 2012).
  • 1920: Aldo Protti, Italian baritone (f. 1995).
  • 1921 – Harold Camping, American evangelist.
  • 1921: Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, American researcher, 1977 Nobel Prize in Medicine (d. 2011).
  • 1922: George McGovern, American politician and diplomat (d. 2012).
  • 1923: Joseph Hansen, American writer (d. 2004).
  • 1923: Alex Hannum, American basketball player (d. 2002).
  • 1924: Pat Hingle, American actor (d. 2009).
  • 1924: Arthur Rankin Jr., American filmmaker (d. 2014).
  • 1933: Pedro Rodríguez García, Spanish theologian.
  • 1934: Francisco Sá Carneiro, Portuguese Prime Minister (d. 1980).
  • 1937: Delfina Guido, Colombian-Argentine actress (f. 2002).
  • 1937: Richard Jordan, American actor (d. 1993).
  • 1938: Jayant Narlikar, Indian astrophysicist.
  • 1941: Vikki Carr, American musician and singer.
  • 1941: Václav Klaus, Czech politician and prime minister.
  • 1941: Neelie Kroes, Dutch politician.
  • 1943: Thomas Sargent, American economist.
  • 1944: Tim McIntire, American actor and singer (d. 1986).
  • 1945: Paule Baillargeon, Canadian actress and director.
  • 1945: George Dzundza, American actor of German origin.
  • 1945: Richard Henderson, Scottish biologist.
  • 1946: Alan Gorrie, British musician of Average White Band.
  • 1946: Ilie Nastase, Romanian tennis player.
  • 1947: Bernie Leadon, American musician, of the band The Eagles.
  • 1947: Brian May, British guitarist, of the Queen band.
  • 1948: Keith Godchaux, American musician, of the band Grateful Dead (d. 1980).
  • 1949: Ivar Kants, Australian actor.
  • 1951: Abel Ferrara, American filmmaker.
  • 1952: Allen Collins, American musician, of the band Lynyrd Skynyrd (d. 1990).
  • 1953: René Orlando Houseman, Argentine footballer (f. 2018).
  • 1953: Zitto Segovia, Argentine chamamecero singer-songwriter (d. 1989).
  • 1954: Alvan Adams, American basketball player.
  • 1954: Mark O’Donnell, American playwright (d. 2012).
  • 1954: Steve O’Donnell, American playwright and producer.
  • 1954: Alfonso Perales, historian and Spanish politician (d. 2006).
  • 1955: Ali Laarayedh, Tunisian politician.
  • 1955: Dalton McGuinty, Canadian politician.
  • 1955: Silvia Pérez, Argentine actress.
  • 1956: K. A. Applegate, American writer.
  • 1958: Brad Drewett, Australian tennis player (f. 2013).
  • 1959: Juan José Campanella, Argentine filmmaker.
  • 1960: Atom Egoyan, Canadian filmmaker.
  • 1961: Hideo Nakata, Japanese filmmaker.
  • 1961: Campbell Scott, American actor.
  • 1962: Aya Kitō, Japanese author (d. 1988).
  • 1962: Anthony Edwards, American actor and director.
  • 1964: Tom Gabriel Fischer, Swiss musician of the bands Hellhammer and Celtic Frost.
  • 1965: Evelyn Glennie, British percussionist.
  • 1966: Nancy Carell, American actress.
  • 1966: Blue Demon, Jr., Mexican professional wrestler.
  • 1968: Jon Allen, American rock musician, of the band Testament.
  • 1968: Robb Flynn, American musician, of the band Machine Head.
  • 1968: Pavel Kuka, Czech footballer and coach.
  • 1968: Adam Matysek, Polish footballer.
  • 1970: Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish politician, Chief Minister of Scotland.
  • 1971: Russell Allen, American vocalist, of the band Symphony X.
  • 1971: Urs Bühler, Swiss tenor of the Il Divo quartet.
  • 1971: Vitali Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer.
  • 1972: Ebbe Sand, Danish footballer.
  • 1973: Aílton Gonçalves da Silva, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1973: Martin Powell, British musician of the band Cradle of Filth.
  • 1973: Antonio Zabálburu, Spanish actor.
  • 1974: Rey Bucanero, Mexican wrestler.
  • 1974: Malcolm O’Kelly, Irish rugby player.
  • 1974: Noel Schajris, Argentine singer.
  • 1974: Vincent Spadea, American tennis player
  • 1975: Luca Castellazzi, Italian footballer.
  • 1975: Kamijo, Japanese singer.
  • 1976: Eric Prydz, Swedish DJ and producer.
  • 1976: Benedict Cumberbatch, British actor.
  • 1976: Gonzalo de los Santos, Uruguayan soccer player.
  • 1976: Vinessa Shaw, American actress.
  • 1976: Oleksandr Radchenko, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1977: Tony Mamaluke, American wrestler.
  • 1978: Dolores Fonzi, Argentine actress.
  • 1978: Jonathan Zebina, French footballer.
  • 1979: Josué Anunciado de Oliveira, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1979: Luke Young, British rugby player.
  • 1979: Zvonimir Vukić, Serbian footballer.
  • 1979: Pedro Vega, Spanish footballer.
  • 1979: Laura de la Calle, Spanish actress.
  • 1980: Xavier Malisse, Belgian tennis player.
  • 1980: Giorgio Mondini, Italian racing driver.
  • 1980: Queco Piña, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1980: Mark Webber, American actor.
  • 1980: Queco Piña, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1981: Didz Hammond, British singer and bassist, of the bands Dirty Pretty Things and The Cooper Temple Clause.
  • 1981: Nené, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1981: Grégory Vignal, French footballer.
  • 1982: Sabrina Garciarena, Argentine actress.
  • 1982: Jared Padalecki, American actor.
  • 1982: Stuart Parnaby, British footballer.
  • 1982: Jess Vanstrattan, Australian footballer.
  • 1983: Craig Vye, British actor.
  • 1983: Sabrina Garciarena, Argentine actress and model.
  • 1984: Andrea Libman, Canadian actress and singer.
  • 1984: Adam Morrison, American basketball player.
  • 1985: LaMarcus Aldridge, American basketball player.
  • 1985: Marina Kuzina, Russian basketball player.
  • 1986: Afërdita Dreshaj, American singer and model.
  • 1986: Leandro Greco, Italian footballer.
  • 1986: Khampheng Sayavutthi, Laotian footballer.
  • 1987: Hugh Harris, singer and British guitarist, of the band The Kooks.
  • 1987: Luz del Sol Neisa, Colombian actress.
  • 1987: Jon Jones, American wrestler.
  • 1987: Takanori Chiaki, Japanese footballer.
  • 1988: Shane Dawson, comedian and American actor.
  • 1988: Joe Tracini, British actor and singer.
  • 1988: Trent Williams, American football player.
  • 1989: Luis Avilán, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1989: Norberto Murara, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1990: Rosie Jones, British model.
  • 1991: Jean Michaël Seri, Ivorian footballer.
  • 1991: Jun Amano, Japanese footballer.
  • 1992: Eduardo García Martínez, Spanish actor.
  • 1995: María José Alvarado, Honduran model. Miss World Honduras 2014 (f. 2014).
  • 1995: Romee Strijd, Dutch model.
  • 1995: Manuel Akanji, Swiss footballer.
  • 1995: Marko Rog, Croatian footballer.
  • 1995: Matt Miazga, American footballer
  • 1996: Jonathan Araujo, Dominican basketball player.
  • 1998: Manu Hernando, Spanish footballer.
  • 1998: Luca Zanimacchia, Italian footballer.
  • 1999: Mizuki Ando, ​​Japanese soccer player.
  • 2000: David Čolina, Croatian footballer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

July 19 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 514: Símaco, religious and Christian Sicilian saint, 51st pope between 498 and 514 (n. 450).
  • 856: Áurea de Córdoba, martyr and Spanish saint.
  • 1374: Francesco Petrarca, Italian poet (b.1304).
  • 1415: Philippa of Lancaster, wife of John I of Portugal, killed by the plague (b. 1359).
  • 1543: Maria Bolena, English aristocrat (b.1499).
  • 1631: Cesare Cremonini, Italian philosopher (b. 1550).
  • 1687: Laura Martinozzi, Italian woman, wife of Alfonso IV of Este (b.1637).
  • 1702: Frederick IV, Danish aristocrat (b. 1671).
  • 1782: Jean-Baptiste Forqueray, French composer (b.1699).
  • 1800: José de Rezabal y Ugarte, Spanish jurist and politician (b. 1747).
  • 1810: Louise von Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Prussian queen (b. 1776).
  • 1814: Matthew Flinders, British sailor and explorer (b. 1774).
  • 1824: Agustín de Iturbide, Mexican emperor (b. 1783).
  • 1837: Agustín de Eyzaguirre, Chilean businessman, politician and president (b. 1768).
  • 1838: Pierre Louis Dulong, French physicist and chemist (b. 1785).
  • 1842: Francisco Tadeo Calomarde, Spanish politician (b. 1773).
  • 1850: Margaret Fuller, American writer (b.1810).
  • 1855: Konstantin Batyushkov, Russian poet (b. 1787).
  • 1866: Elizardo Aquino, Paraguayan general, hero of the War of the Triple Alliance (b. 1825).
  • 1868: Okita Sōji, captain of the first division of the Shinsengumi (b. 1842).
  • 1878: Yegor Zolotariov, Russian mathematician (b. 1847).
  • 1882: Francis Maitland Balfour, Scottish biologist (b. 1851).
  • 1886: Cesário Verde, Portuguese poet (b. 1855).
  • 1891: Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, Spanish writer (b. 1833).
  • 1897: Ambrosio López Pinzón, Colombian craftsman and politician (b.1809).
  • 1911: Manuel Iradier, Spanish explorer (b. 1854).
  • 1913: Clímaco Calderón, Colombian politician (b. 1852).
  • 1919: Walter Brack, German swimmer (b.1880).
  • 1919: Marcelino García Flamenco (30), Salvadoran teacher burned alive by the dictatorship of Pelico Tinoco (b. 1888).
  • 1936: Apel·les Mestres Spanish writer, cartoonist and musician (b. 1854).
  • 1943: Katia Budánova, Russian captain (b.1916).
  • 1945: Heinrich Wölfflin, Swiss art historian (b.1864).
  • 1947: Aung San, Burmese nationalist (b.1915).
  • 1957: Curzio Malaparte, Italian writer and journalist (b. 1898).
  • 1965: Syngman Rhee, South Korean politician, first president between 1948 and 1960 (b.1875).
  • 1966: Anselmo Albareda, Spanish cardinal (b. 1892).
  • 1969: Stratis Myrivilis, Greek writer (b. 1890).
  • 1975: Lefty Frizzell, American singer and guitarist (b.1928).
  • 1976: Mario Roberto Santucho, Argentine revolutionary leader (b.1936).
  • 1977: José Cuneo Perinetti, Uruguayan painter (b. 1887).
  • 1977: José Magdalena, Spanish cyclist (b. 1889).
  • 1977: Babette Döge, German girl addicted to heroin, friend of Christiane F. (b.1963)
  • 1980: Hans Morgenthau, German jurist and philosopher (b.1904).
  • 1981: José María Pemán, Spanish writer (b. 1897).
  • 1982: Hugh Everett, American physicist (b.1930).
  • 1984: Faina Ranevskaya, Russian actress (b.1896).
  • 1985: Janusz Zajdel, Polish writer (b.1938).
  • 1986: Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (b.1902).
  • 1992: Paolo Borsellino, Italian judge (b.1940).
  • 1994: Ángel Salas Larrazábal, soldier and Spanish historian (b. 1906).
  • 1995: Víctor Manuel Mendoza, Mexican actor (b.1913).
  • 1997: Kurt Land, Austrian filmmaker (b.1913).
  • 1998: Diógenes de la Rosa, Panamanian leftist politician, diplomat and essayist (b.1904).
  • 2002: Danilo Devizia, Argentine actor (b.1948).
  • 2002: Alan Lomax, American activist, collector of folk songs (b.1915).
  • 2003: Bill Bright, American evangelist (b.1921).
  • 2003: Maruchi Fresno, Spanish actress (b.1916).
  • 2004: Zenkō Suzuki, Japanese politician, 70th Prime Minister (b.1911).
  • 2005: Edward Bunker, American writer and actor (b. 1933).
  • 2006: Jack Warden, American actor (b.1920).
  • 2007: Roberto Fontanarrosa, Argentine cartoonist, writer and humorist (b. 1944).
  • 2009: Frank McCourt, Irish-American novelist (b.1930).
  • 2009: Henry Surtees, British racing driver (b.1991).
  • 2010: Cécile Aubry, French actress and director (b.1928).
  • 2010: Luis Ignacio Sánchez, Spanish professor and jurist (b. 1948).
  • 2010: Lorenzen Wright, American basketball player (b. 1975).
  • 2011: Carlos Sentís, Spanish journalist and politician (b. 1911).
  • 2012: Carlos Hayre, Peruvian composer (b.1932).
  • 2012: Omar Suleiman, Egyptian politician (b.1936).
  • 2013: Simon Pimenta, Indian Archbishop (b.1920).
  • 2013: Mel Smith, British actor and director (b.1952).
  • 2013: Bert Trautmann, German footballer and coach (b.1923).
  • 2013: Phil Woosnam, Welsh footballer and coach (b.1932).
  • 2017: Miguel Blesa, Spanish businessman (b.1947).
  • 2019: Rutger Hauer, Dutch actor (b.1944).
  • 2019: Ágnes Heller, Hungarian philosopher (b.1929).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

July 19 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • Roman festivals: first day of Lucaria.
  • Games: Franks, fifth day.
  • Nicaragua: National Liberation Day.
  • Burma: Martyrs’ Day.
  • Colombia: Day of the Heroes of the Fatherland and their Families.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

July 19 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Aurea of Córdoba
  • Saint Bernold of Utrecht
  • Saint Dio the Wonderworker
  • Saint Epaphras
  • Saint John the Baptist Zhou Wurui
  • St. John Plessington
  • Saint Macrina of Annesis
  • Saint Symachus of Rome
  • Saints Justa and Rufina
  • Blessed Pedro Crisci
  • Beata Stilla of Marienburg.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

July 19 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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