July 19: Day of the Week
July 19, 2021 was the 200th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 165 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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)
- 711Umayyad conquest of Hispania: Battle of Guadalete – Umayyad forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by King Roderic.
- 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.
- 1843Brunel’s steamship the SS Great Britain is launched, becoming the first ocean-going craft with an iron hull or screw propeller and also becoming the largest vessel afloat in the world.
- 1940World War II: Army order 112 forms the Intelligence Corps of the British Army.
- 1947The Prime Minister of the shadow Burmese government, Bogyoke Aung San and 6 of his cabinet and 2 non-cabinet members are assassinated by Galon U Saw.
- 1961Tunisia imposes a blockade on the French naval base at Bizerte; the French would capture the entire town four days later.
- 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.
- 1985The Val di Stava dam collapses killing 268 people in Val di Stava, Italy.
- 1997The Troubles: The Provisional Irish Republican Army resumes a ceasefire to end their 25-year campaign to end British rule in Northern Ireland.
Who were born on July 19?
- 1759Seraphim of Sarov, Russian Orthodox Saint (d. 1833)
- 1868Florence Foster Jenkins, American opera singer (d. 1945)
- 1896Bob Meusel, American baseball player (d. 1977)
- 1919Miltos Sachtouris, Greek poet (d. 2005)
- 1921Harold Camping, American evangelist
- 1947Bernie Leadon, The Eagles guitarist
- 1961Campbell Scott, American actor
- 1981Nenê, Brazilian footballer
- 1987Marc Murphy, Australian rules footballer
- 1992Jake Nicholson, English footballer
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