October 19: Day of the Week
October 19, 2019 is the 292nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 73 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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October 19 Historical Event(s)
- 1216King John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry.
- 1466The Thirteen Years War ends with the Second Treaty of Thorn.
- 1805Napoleonic Wars: Austrian General Mack surrenders his army to the Grand Army of Napoleon at the Battle of Ulm. 30,000 prisoners are captured and 10,000 casualties inflicted on the losers.
- 1813The Battle of Leipzig concludes, giving Napoleon Bonaparte one of his worst defeats.
- 1914The First Battle of Ypres begins.
- 1921Portuguese Prime Minister António Granjo and other politicians are murdered in a Lisbon coup.
- 1944United States forces land in the Philippines.
- 1954First ascent of Cho Oyu.
- 2004Myanmar prime minister Khin Nyunt is ousted and placed under house arrest by the State Peace and Development Council on charges of corruption.
- 2005Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.
Who were born on October 19?
- 1851Empress Myeongseong, Empress of Korea (d. 1895)
- 1932Robert Reed, American actor (d. 1992)
- 1945Patricia Ireland, American attorney and feminist
- 1956Bruce Weber, American basketball coach
- 1956Didier Theys, Belgian racing driver
- 1958Tiriel Mora, Australian actor
- 1981Heikki Kovalainen, Finnish race car driver
- 1984Kaio de Almeida, Brazilian swimmer
- 1990Janet Leon, Swedish singer and dancer (Play)
- 1993Abby Sunderland, American sailor
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