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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1544Italian War of 1542: the first Siege of Boulogne begins.
- 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.
- 1940World War II: Army order 112 forms the Intelligence Corps of the British Army.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1989United Airlines flight 232 crashes in Sioux City, Iowa killing 112 of the 296 passengers.
Who were born on July 19?
- 1827Mangal Pandey, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1857)
- 1894Khawaja Nazimuddin, Bengali politician (d. 1965)
- 1916Phil Cavarretta, American baseball player (d. 2010)
- 1945George Dzundza, American actor
- 1952Allen Collins, American guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (d. 1990)
- 1972Ebbe Sand, Danish footballer
- 1974Rey Bucanero, Mexican professional wrestler
- 1981Nenê, Brazilian footballer
- 1982Stuart Parnaby, English footballer
- 1985LaMarcus Aldridge, American basketball player
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