October 19: Day of the Week
October 19, 2021 is the 292nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 73 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 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)
- 1466The Thirteen Years War ends with the Second Treaty of Thorn.
- 1512Martin Luther becomes a doctor of theology (Doctor in Biblia).
- 1781At Yorktown, Virginia, representatives of British commander Lord Cornwallis handed over Cornwallis’ sword and formally surrendered to George Washington and the comte de Rochambeau.
- 1789Chief Justice John Jay is sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States.
- 1904Polytechnic University of the Philippines founded as Manila Business School through the superintendence of the American C.A. O'Reilley.
- 1912Italy takes possession of Tripoli, Libya from the Ottoman Empire.
- 1917The Love Field in Dallas, Texas is opened.
- 1976Battle of Aishiya in Lebanon.
- 1989The convictions of the Guildford Four are quashed by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, after they had spent 15 years in prison.
- 2007Philippines: A bomb explosion rocked Glorietta 2, a shopping mall in Makati. The blast killed 11 and injured more than 100 people.
Who were born on October 19?
- 1931John le Carré, English novelist
- 1946Philip Pullman, English writer
- 1957Karl Wallinger, Welsh musician
- 1962Evander Holyfield, American boxer
- 1962Tracy Chevalier, American author
- 1963Prince Laurent of Belgium
- 1964Jorge Luis Gonzales, Cuban-born American boxer
- 1965Brad Daugherty, American basketball player
- 1965Ty Pennington, American television personality
- 1980Benjamin Salisbury, American actor
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