July 19: Day of the Week
July 19, 2019 was the 200th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 165 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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)
- 1333Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Halidon Hill – The English win a decisive victory over the Scots.
- 1544Italian War of 1542: the first Siege of Boulogne begins.
- 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.
- 1588Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines – The Spanish Armada is sighted in the English Channel.
- 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.
- 1832The British Medical Association is founded as the Provincial Medical and Surgical Association by Sir Charles Hastings at a meeting in the Board Room of the Worcester Infirmary.
- 1916World War I: Battle of Fromelles – British and Australian troops attack German trenches in a prelude to the Battle of the Somme.
- 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.
- 1979The Sandinista rebels overthrow the government of the Somoza family in Nicaragua.
- 1992Anti-Mafia Judge Paolo Borsellino is killed by a Mafia car bomb in Palermo, Italy together with five police officers.
Who were born on July 19?
- 1822Princess Augusta of Cambridge, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1916)
- 1849Ferdinand Brunetière, French writer and critic (d. 1906)
- 1914Marius Russo, American baseball player (d. 2005)
- 1932Jan Lindblad, Swedish naturalist, writer and photographer (d. 1987)
- 1950Freddy Moore, American songwriter
- 1967Yael Abecassis, Israeli actress and model
- 1974Rey Bucanero, Mexican professional wrestler
- 1981Didz Hammond, English bass guitarist (Dirty Pretty Things, The Cooper Temple Clause)
- 1981Nikki Osborne, Australian actress
- 1982Jared Padalecki, American actor
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