July 19: Day of the Week
July 19, 2022 is the 200th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 165 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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.
- 1553Lady Jane Grey is replaced by Mary I of England as Queen of England after only nine days of reign.
- 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.
- 1908Dutch football club Feyenoord was founded
- 1919Following Peace Day celebrations marking the end of World War I, ex-servicemen riot and burn down Luton Town Hall.
- 1961Tunisia imposes a blockade on the French naval base at Bizerte; the French would capture the entire town four days later.
- 1963Joe Walker flies a North American X-15 to a record altitude of 106,010 metres (347,800 feet) on X-15 Flight 90. Exceeding an altitude of 100 km, this flight qualifies as a human spaceflight under international convention.
- 1985The Val di Stava dam collapses killing 268 people in Val di Stava, Italy.
- 1992Anti-Mafia Judge Paolo Borsellino is killed by a Mafia car bomb in Palermo, Italy together with five police officers.
- 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?
- 1894Khawaja Nazimuddin, Bengali politician (d. 1965)
- 1896Bob Meusel, American baseball player (d. 1977)
- 1914Marius Russo, American baseball player (d. 2005)
- 1919Patricia Medina, English-born actress
- 1923William A. Rusher, American newspaper columnist (d. 2011)
- 1948Keith Godchaux, American keyboardist (Grateful Dead) (d. 1980)
- 1972Ebbe Sand, Danish footballer
- 1975Luca Castellazzi, Italian footballer
- 1981Nikki Osborne, Australian actress
- 1985LaMarcus Aldridge, American basketball player
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