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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1900The first line of the Paris Métro opens for operation.
- 1916World War I: Battle of Fromelles – British and Australian troops attack German trenches in a prelude to the Battle of the Somme.
- 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.
- 1983The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.
- 1985The Val di Stava dam collapses killing 268 people in Val di Stava, Italy.
Who were born on July 19?
- 1876Joseph Fielding Smith, American religious figure (d. 1972)
- 1888Enno Lolling, German physician (d. 1945)
- 1896Bob Meusel, American baseball player (d. 1977)
- 1919Dallas McKennon, American actor (d. 2009)
- 1920Robert Mann, composer/violinist with Juilliard String Quartet
- 1938Jayant Narlikar, Indian astrophysicist
- 1967Muriel Degauque, Belgian terrorist (d. 2005)
- 1971Urs Bühler, Swiss tenor (Il Divo)
- 1976Gonzalo de los Santos, Uruguayan footballer
- 1980Giorgio Mondini, Italian racing driver
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