July 19: Day of the Week
July 19, 2019 is the 200th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 165 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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)
- 1545The Tudor warship Mary Rose sinks off Portsmouth; in 1982 the wreck is salvaged in one of the most complex and expensive projects in the history of maritime archaeology.
- 1864Taiping Rebellion: Third Battle of Nanking – The Qing Dynasty finally defeats the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom.
- 1919Following Peace Day celebrations marking the end of World War I, ex-servicemen riot and burn down Luton Town Hall.
- 1964Vietnam War: at a rally in Saigon, South Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Khanh calls for expanding the war into North Vietnam.
- 1972Dhofar Rebellion: British SAS units help the Omani government against Popular Front for the Liberation of Oman rebels in the Battle of Mirbat.
- 1976Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal is created.
- 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.
- 1989United Airlines flight 232 crashes in Sioux City, Iowa killing 112 of the 296 passengers.
- 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?
- 1800Juan José Flores, Venezuelan military commander and Ecuadorian politician (d. 1864)
- 1876Joseph Fielding Smith, American religious figure (d. 1972)
- 1895Xu Beihong, Chinese painter (d. 1953)
- 1916Phil Cavarretta, American baseball player (d. 2010)
- 1932Jan Lindblad, Swedish naturalist, writer and photographer (d. 1987)
- 1964André A. Jackson, French-born American diamond executive
- 1973Laurits Munch-Petersen, Danish film director
- 1973Martin Powell, English violinist and keyboardist (Cradle of Filth, My Dying Bride)
- 1981Didz Hammond, English bass guitarist (Dirty Pretty Things, The Cooper Temple Clause)
- 1982Jared Padalecki, American actor
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