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August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 134 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

  • 232Marcus Aurelius Probus, Roman emperor (d. 282)[14]
  • 1342Catherine of Bohemia, duchess of Austria (d. 1395)
  • 1398Íñigo López de Mendoza, 1st Marquis of Santillana, Spanish poet and politician (d. 1458)[15]
  • 1570Salamone Rossi, Italian violinist and composer (probable;[16] d. 1630)
  • 1583Daišan, Chinese prince and statesman (d. 1648)
  • 1590Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire (d. 1649)
  • 1596Elizabeth Stuart, queen of Bohemia (d. 1662)

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1902Ogden Nash, American poet (d. 1971)
  • 1903James Gould Cozzens, American novelist and short story writer (d. 1978)
  • 1904Maurice Wilks, English engineer and businessman (d. 1963)
  • 1906Philo Farnsworth, American inventor, invented the Fusor (d. 1971)[27]
  • 1907Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, Indian historian, author, and scholar (d. 1979)
  • 1907 – Thruston Ballard Morton, American soldier and politician (d. 1982)
  • 1909Ronald King, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1988)
  • 1910Quentin Bell, English historian and author (d. 1996)
  • 1910 – Saint Alphonsa, first woman of Indian origin to be canonized as a saint by the Catholic Church (d. 1946)[28]
  • 1911Anna Terruwe, Dutch psychiatrist and author (d. 2004)
  • 1912Herb Narvo, Australian rugby league player, coach, and boxer(d. 1958)[29]
  • 1913John Argyris, Greek engineer and academic (d. 2004)
  • 1913 – Peter Kemp, Indian-English soldier and author (d. 1993)
  • 1913 – Richard Simmons, American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1914Lajos Baróti, Hungarian footballer and manager (d. 2005)
  • 1914 – Fumio Hayasaka, Japanese composer (d. 1955)[30]
  • 1914 – Rose Heilbron, British barrister and judge (d. 2005)[31]
  • 1915Ring Lardner, Jr., American journalist and screenwriter (d. 2000)
  • 1915 – Alfred Rouleau, Canadian businessman (d. 1985)
  • 1916Dennis Poore, English racing driver and businessman (d. 1987)
  • 1918Jimmy Rowles, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1996)
  • 1919Malcolm Forbes, American publisher and politician (d. 1990)
  • 1921Gene Roddenberry, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1991)
  • 1922Jack Holland, Australian rugby league player (d. 1994)[32]
  • 1924Willard Boyle, Canadian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2011)
  • 1924 – William Marshall, American actor, director, and opera singer (d. 2003)[33]
  • 1925Claude Gauvreau, Canadian poet and playwright (d. 1971)
  • 1926Angus Scrimm, American actor and author (d. 2016)
  • 1928Shiv Prasaad Singh, Indian Hindi writer (d.1998)
  • 1928 – Bernard Levin, English journalist, author, and broadcaster (d. 2004)
  • 1929Bill Foster, American basketball player and coach (d. 2016)
  • 1929 – Ion N. Petrovici, Romanian-German neurologist and academic
  • 1930Frank McCourt, American author and educator (d. 2009)
  • 1931Bill Shoemaker, American jockey and author (d. 2003)[34]
  • 1932Thomas P. Salmon, American lawyer and politician, 75th Governor of Vermont
  • 1932 – Banharn Silpa-archa, Thai politician, Prime Minister (1995–1996) (d. 2016)
  • 1933Bettina Cirone, American model and photographer
  • 1933 – David Hopwood, English microbiologist and geneticist
  • 1933 – Debra Paget, American actress
  • 1934David Durenberger, American soldier, lawyer, and politician
  • 1934 – Renée Richards, American tennis player and ophthalmologist
  • 1935Bobby Richardson, American baseball player and coach
  • 1936Richard McBrien, American priest, theologian, and academic (d. 2015)
  • 1937Richard Ingrams, English journalist, founded The Oldie
  • 1937 – William Motzing, American composer and conductor (d. 2014)
  • 1938Diana Muldaur, American actress
  • 1938 – Nelly Vuksic, Argentine conductor and musician
  • 1939Ginger Baker, English drummer and songwriter (d. 2019)[35]
  • 1940Roger Cook, English songwriter, singer, and producer
  • 1940 – Johnny Nash, American singer-songwriter (d. 2020)
  • 1940 – Jill St. John, American model and actress
  • 1941John Cootes, Australian rugby league player, priest, and businessman[36]
  • 1941 – Mihalis Papagiannakis, Greek educator and politician (d. 2009)
  • 1942Fred Thompson, American actor, lawyer, and politician (d. 2015)
  • 1943Don Fardon, English pop singer
  • 1943 – Sid Going, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1943 – Billy J. Kramer, English pop singer
  • 1944Jack Canfield, American author
  • 1944 – Bodil Malmsten, Swedish author and poet (d. 2016)
  • 1944 – Eddy Raven, American country music singer-songwriter
  • 1944 – Charles Wang, Chinese-American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Computer Associates International (d. 2018)
  • 1945Dennis Eichhorn, American author and illustrator (d. 2015)
  • 1945 – Charles Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington, English politician
  • 1945 – Ian Gillan, English singer-songwriter
  • 1946Charles Bolden, American general and astronaut
  • 1946 – Bill Clinton, American lawyer and politician, 42nd President of the United States[37]
  • 1946 – Dawn Steel, American film producer (d. 1997)
  • 1947Dave Dutton, English actor and screenwriter
  • 1947 – Terry Hoeppner, American football player and coach (d. 2007)
  • 1947 – Gerard Schwarz, American conductor and director
  • 1947 – Anuška Ferligoj, Slovenian mathematician
  • 1948Robert Hughes, Australian actor
  • 1948 – Christy O'Connor Jnr, Irish golfer and architect (d. 2016)
  • 1949Michael Nazir-Ali, Pakistani-English bishop
  • 1950Jennie Bond, English journalist and author
  • 1950 – Sudha Murty, Indian author and teacher, head of Infosys Foundation[38]
  • 1951John Deacon, English bass player and songwriter
  • 1951 – Gustavo Santaolalla, Argentinian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1952Jonathan Frakes, American actor and director
  • 1954Oscar Larrauri, Argentinian racing driver
  • 1955Mary-Anne Fahey, Australian actress
  • 1955 – Peter Gallagher, American actor
  • 1955 – Patricia Scotland, Baroness Scotland of Asthal, Dominica-born English lawyer and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales
  • 1955 – Ned Yost, American baseball player and manager
  • 1956Adam Arkin, American actor, director, and producer
  • 1956 – José Rubén Zamora, Guatemalan journalist
  • 1957Paul-Jan Bakker, Dutch cricketer
  • 1957 – Gary Chapman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1957 – Martin Donovan, American actor and director
  • 1957 – Ian Gould, English cricketer and umpire
  • 1957 – Cesare Prandelli, Italian footballer and manager
  • 1957 – Christine Soetewey, Belgian high jumper
  • 1957 – Gerda Verburg, Dutch trade union leader and politician, Dutch Minister of Agriculture
  • 1958Gary Gaetti, American baseball player, coach, and manager
  • 1958 – Anthony Muñoz, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1958 – Brendan Nelson, Australian physician and politician, 47th Minister for Defence for Australia
  • 1958 – Rick Snyder, American politician and businessman, 48th Governor of Michigan
  • 1959Chris Mortimer, Australian rugby league player[39]
  • 1959 – Ricky Pierce, American basketball player
  • 1960Morten Andersen, Danish-American football player
  • 1961Jonathan Coe, English author and academic[40]
  • 1963John Stamos, American actor[41]
  • 1963 – Joey Tempest, Swedish rock singer-songwriter and musician
  • 1965Hemant Birje, Indian actor
  • 1965 – Kevin Dillon, American actor
  • 1965 – Kyra Sedgwick, American actress and producer
  • 1965 – James Tomkins, Australian rower[42]
  • 1966Lee Ann Womack, American singer-songwriter
  • 1967Khandro Rinpoche, Indian spiritual leader
  • 1967 – Satya Nadella, Indian-American business executive, Chairman and CEO of Microsoft[43]
  • 1969 – Douglas Allen Tunstall Jr., American professional wrestler and politician[44]
  • 1969Nate Dogg, American rapper (d. 2011)
  • 1969 – Matthew Perry, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1969 – Kazuyoshi Tatsunami, Japanese baseball player and coach
  • 1969 – Clay Walker, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1971Mary Joe Fernández, Dominican-American tennis player and coach
  • 1971 – João Vieira Pinto, Portuguese footballer
  • 1972Roberto Abbondanzieri, Argentinian footballer and manager
  • 1972 – Chihiro Yonekura, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • 1973Marco Materazzi, Italian footballer and manager
  • 1973 – Tasma Walton, Australian actress[45]
  • 1975Chynna Clugston, American illustrator
  • 1976Régine Chassagne, Canadian singer-songwriter
  • 1977Iban Mayo, Spanish cyclist
  • 1978Chris Capuano, American baseball player
  • 1978 – Qais Al Khonji, Omani entrepreneur
  • 1979Oumar Kondé, Swiss footballer
  • 1980Darius Campbell, Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1980 – Craig Frawley, Australian rugby league player[46]
  • 1980 – Jun Jin, South Korean singer
  • 1980 – Paul Parry, Welsh footballer
  • 1980 – Michael Todd, American bass player
  • 1981Nick Kennedy, English rugby player
  • 1981 – Percy Watson, American football player and wrestler
  • 1982J. J. Hardy, American baseball player
  • 1982 – Kevin Rans, Belgian pole vaulter
  • 1982 – Stipe Miocic, American professional mixed martial artist
  • 1983Mike Conway, English racing driver
  • 1983 – Missy Higgins, Australian singer-songwriter
  • 1983 – John McCargo, American football player
  • 1984Simon Bird, English actor and screenwriter
  • 1984 – Alessandro Matri, Italian footballer
  • 1984 – Ryan Taylor, English footballer
  • 1985David A. Gregory, American actor
  • 1985 – Gavin Cooper, Australian rugby league player
  • 1985 – Lindsey Jacobellis, American snowboarder
  • 1986Sotiris Balafas, Greek footballer
  • 1986 – Saori Kimura, Japanese volleyball player
  • 1986 – Christina Perri, American singer and songwriter
  • 1987Nick Driebergen, Dutch swimmer
  • 1987 – Nico Hülkenberg, German racing driver
  • 1988Veronica Roth, American author[47]
  • 1989 – Romeo Miller, American basketball player, rapper, actor[48]
  • 1990Danny Galbraith, Scottish footballer
  • 1994Nafissatou Thiam, Belgian pentathlete and heptathlete[49]
  • 1994 – Fernando Gaviria, Colombian cyclist[50]
  • 1996Lachlan Lewis, Australian rugby league player[51]
  • 1999Thomas Flegler, Australian rugby league player[52]
  • 2001Awak Kuier, Finnish basketball player[53][54]

Deaths

Pre-1600

  • AD 14Augustus, Roman emperor (b. 63 BC)[55]
  • 780Credan, English abbot and saint
  • 947Abu Yazid, Kharijite rebel leader (b. 873)
  • 998Fujiwara no Sukemasa, Japanese noble, statesman and calligrapher (b. 944)
  • 1072Hawise, Duchess of Brittany (b. 1037)
  • 1085Al-Juwayni, Muslim scholar and imam (b. 1028)
  • 1186Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)
  • 1245Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195)
  • 1284Alphonso, Earl of Chester (b. 1273)
  • 1297Louis of Toulouse, French bishop and saint (b. 1274)
  • 1457Andrea del Castagno, Italian painter (b. 1421)
  • 1470Richard Olivier de Longueil, French cardinal (b. 1406)
  • 1493Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1415)
  • 1506 – King Alexander Jagiellon of Poland (b. 1461)
  • 1541Vincenzo Cappello, Venetian admiral and statesman (b. 1469)[56]
  • 1580Andrea Palladio, Italian architect, designed the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore and Il Redentore (b. 1508)

1601–1900

  • 1646Alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian and academic (b. 1583)
  • 1654Yom-Tov Lipmann Heller, Bohemian rabbi (b. 1579)
  • 1662Blaise Pascal, French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher (b. 1623)
  • 1680Jean Eudes, French priest, founded the Congregation of Jesus and Mary (b. 1601)
  • 1691Köprülü Fazıl Mustafa Pasha, Ottoman commander and politician, 117th Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1637)
  • 1702Anthony Grey, 11th Earl of Kent, English politician (b. 1645)
  • 1753Johann Balthasar Neumann, German engineer and architect, designed Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers (b. 1687)
  • 1808Fredrik Henrik af Chapman, Swedish admiral and shipbuilder (b. 1721)
  • 1822Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician and astronomer (b. 1749)
  • 1883Jeremiah S. Black, American lawyer and politician, 24th United States Attorney General (b. 1810)
  • 1889Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, French author, poet, and playwright (b. 1838)
  • 1895John Wesley Hardin, American Old West outlaw, gunfighter (b. 1853)[57]
  • 1900Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Belgian violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1833)

1901–present

Holidays and observances

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