July 19: Day of the Week
July 19, 2018 was the 200th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 165 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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)
- 1701Representatives of the Iroquois Confederacy sign the Nanfan Treaty, ceding a large territory north of the Ohio River to England.
- 1863American Civil War: Morgan’s Raid – At Buffington Island in Ohio, Confederate General John Hunt Morgan’s raid into the north is mostly thwarted when a large group of his men are captured while trying to escape across the Ohio River.
- 1864Taiping Rebellion: Third Battle of Nanking – The Qing Dynasty finally defeats the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom.
- 1900The first line of the Paris Métro opens for operation.
- 1908Dutch football club Feyenoord was founded
- 1942World War II: Battle of the Atlantic – German Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz orders the last U-boats to withdraw from their United States Atlantic coast positions in response to the effective American convoy system.
- 1961Tunisia imposes a blockade on the French naval base at Bizerte; the French would capture the entire town four days later.
- 1979The Sandinista rebels overthrow the government of the Somoza family in Nicaragua.
- 1981In a private meeting with U.S. President Ronald Reagan, French Prime Minister François Mitterrand reveals the existence of the Farewell Dossier, a collection of documents showing that the Soviets had been stealing American technological research and development.
- 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?
- 1944Tim McIntire, American actor (d. 1986)
- 1952Allen Collins, American guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (d. 1990)
- 1954Alvan Adams, American basketball player
- 1964André A. Jackson, French-born American diamond executive
- 1967Stuart Howe, Canadian operatic tenor
- 1971Michael Modest, American professional wrestler
- 1972Ebbe Sand, Danish footballer
- 1977Tony Mamaluke, American professional wrestler
- 1981Nenê, Brazilian footballer
- 1984Andrea Libman, Canadian actress and voice actress
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