July 19: Day of the Week
July 19, 2020 is the 201st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 165 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 19 Historical Event(s)
- 64Great Fire of Rome: a fire begins to burn in the merchant area of Rome and soon burns completely out of control. According to a popular, but untrue legend, Nero fiddled as the city burned.
- 1333Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Halidon Hill – The English win a decisive victory over the Scots.
- 1553Lady Jane Grey is replaced by Mary I of England as Queen of England after only nine days of reign.
- 1702Great Northern War: A numerically superior Polish-Saxon army of Augustus II the Strong, operating from an advantageous defensive position, is defeated by a Swedish army half its size under the command of King Charles XII in the Battle of Klissow.
- 1848Women’s rights: a two-day Women’s Rights Convention opens in Seneca Falls, New York; there the “Bloomers” are introduced.
- 1919Following Peace Day celebrations marking the end of World War I, ex-servicemen riot and burn down Luton Town Hall.
- 1940World War II: Army order 112 forms the Intelligence Corps of the British Army.
- 1964Vietnam War: at a rally in Saigon, South Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Khanh calls for expanding the war into North Vietnam.
- 1979The Sandinista rebels overthrow the government of the Somoza family in Nicaragua.
- 1983The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.
Who were born on July 19?
- 1670Richard Leveridge, English bass and composer (d. 1758)
- 1894Khawaja Nazimuddin, Bengali politician (d. 1965)
- 1956Joe Mohen, American internet entrepreneur
- 1960Kevin Haskins, British drummer
- 1961Hideo Nakata, Japanese film director
- 1972Naohito Fujiki, Japanese actor and singer
- 1976Vinessa Shaw, American actress
- 1980Giorgio Mondini, Italian racing driver
- 1984Adam Morrison, American basketball player
- 1987Jon Jones, American mixed martial artist
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