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What Happened on July 19th This Day in History

Year Name
2018 The Knesset passes the controversial Nationality Bill, which defines the State of Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people.
2014 Gunmen in Egypt's western desert province of New Valley Governorate attack a military checkpoint, killing at least 21 soldiers. Egypt reportedly declares a state of emergency on its border with Sudan.
2012 Syrian civil war: The People's Protection Units (YPG) capture the city of Kobanî without resistance, starting the Rojava conflict in Northeast Syria.
2011 Guinean President Alpha Condé survives an attempted assassination and coup d'état at his residence in Conakry.
1997 The Troubles: The Provisional Irish Republican Army resumes a ceasefire to end their 25-year paramilitary campaign to end British rule in Northern Ireland.
1992 A car bomb kills Judge Paolo Borsellino and five members of his escort.
1989 United Airlines Flight 232 crashes in Sioux City, Iowa killing 111.
1985 The Val di Stava dam collapses killing 268 people in Val di Stava, Italy.
1983 The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.
1982 In one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University of Beirut, is kidnapped.
1981 In a private meeting with U.S. President Ronald Reagan, French President François Mitterrand reveals the existence of the Farewell Dossier, a collection of documents showing the Soviet Union had been stealing American technological research and development.
1980 Opening of the Summer Olympics in Moscow.
1979 The Sandinista rebels overthrow the government of the Somoza family in Nicaragua.
1979 The oil tanker SS Atlantic Empress collides with another oil tanker, causing the largest ever ship-borne oil spill.
1977 The world's first Global Positioning System (GPS) signal was transmitted from Navigation Technology Satellite 2 (NTS-2) and received at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, at 12:41 a.m. Eastern time (ET).
1976 Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal is created.
1972 Dhofar Rebellion: British SAS units help the Omani government against Popular Front for the Liberation of Oman rebels in the Battle of Mirbat.
1969 Chappaquiddick incident: U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy crashes his car into a tidal pond at Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, killing his passenger Mary Jo Kopechne.
1967 Piedmont Airlines Flight 22, a Piedmont Airlines Boeing 727-22 and a twin-engine Cessna 310 collided over Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA. Both aircraft were destroyed and all passengers and crew were killed, including John T. McNaughton, an advisor to Robert McNamara.
1964 Vietnam War: At a rally in Saigon, South Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Khánh calls for expanding the war into North Vietnam.
1963 Joe Walker flies a North American X-15 to a record altitude of 106,010 meters (347,800 feet) on X-15 Flight 90. Exceeding an altitude of 100 km, this flight qualifies as a human spaceflight under international convention.
1961 Tunisia imposes a blockade on the French naval base at Bizerte; the French would capture the entire town four days later.
1957 The largely autobiographical novel The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold by Evelyn Waugh was published.
1952 Opening of the Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland.
1947 Prime Minister of the shadow Burmese government, Bogyoke Aung San and eight others are assassinated.
1947 Korean politician Lyuh Woon-hyung is assassinated.
1943 World War II: Rome is heavily bombed by more than 500 Allied aircraft, inflicting thousands of casualties.
1942 World War II: The Second Happy Time of Hitler's submarines comes to an end, as the increasingly effective American convoy system compels them to return to the central Atlantic.
1940 World War II: Battle of Cape Spada: The Royal Navy and the Regia Marina clash; the Italian light cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni sinks, with 121 casualties.
1940 Field Marshal Ceremony: First occasion in World War II that Adolf Hitler appoints field marshals due to military achievements.
1940 World War II: Army order 112 forms the Intelligence Corps of the British Army.
1936 Spanish Civil War: The CNT and UGT call a general strike in Spain – mobilizing workers' militias against the Nationalist forces.
1916 World War I: Battle of Fromelles: British and Australian troops attack German trenches as part of the Battle of the Somme.
1903 Maurice Garin wins the first Tour de France.
1900 The first line of the Paris Métro opens for operation.
1870 Franco-Prussian War: France declares war on Prussia.
1864 Taiping Rebellion: Third Battle of Nanking: The Qing dynasty finally defeats the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom.
1863 American 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.
1848 Women's rights: A two-day Women's Rights Convention opens in Seneca Falls, New York.
1845 Great New York City Fire of 1845: The last great fire to affect Manhattan begins early in the morning and is subdued that afternoon. The fire kills four firefighters and 26 civilians and destroys 345 buildings.
1843 Brunel's steamship the SS Great Britain is launched, becoming the first ocean-going craft with an iron hull and screw propeller, becoming the largest vessel afloat in the world.
1832 The 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.
1821 Coronation of George IV of the United Kingdom.
1817 Unsuccessful in his attempt to conquer the Kingdom of Hawaii for the Russian-American Company, Georg Anton Schäffer is forced to admit defeat and leave Kauai.
1702 Great 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.
1701 Representatives of the Iroquois Confederacy sign the Nanfan Treaty, ceding a large territory north of the Ohio River to England.
1588 Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines: The Spanish Armada is sighted in the English Channel.
1553 The attempt to install Lady Jane Grey as Queen of England collapses after only nine days.
1545 The 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.
1544 Italian War of 1542–46: The first Siege of Boulogne begins.
1333 Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Halidon Hill: The English win a decisive victory over the Scots.
998 Arab–Byzantine wars: Battle of Apamea: Fatimids defeat a Byzantine army near Apamea.
939 Battle of Simancas: King Ramiro II of León defeats the Moorish army under Caliph Abd-al-Rahman III near the city of Simancas.
711 Umayyad conquest of Hispania: Battle of Guadalete: Umayyad forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by King Roderic.
484 Leontius, Roman usurper, is crowned Eastern emperor at Tarsus (modern Turkey). He is recognized in Antioch and makes it his capital.
64 The Great Fire of Rome causes widespread devastation and rages on for six days, destroying half of the city.
Famous People Born on July 19

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Year Name
1865 Georges Friedel, French mineralogist and crystallographer (d. 1933)
1941 Vikki Carr, American singer and actress
1914 Marius Russo, American baseball player (d. 2005)
810 Muhammad al-Bukhari, Persian scholar (d. 870)
1971 Michael Modest, American wrestler
1961 Lisa Lampanelli, American comedian, actress, and author
1921 Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2011)
1865 Charles Horace Mayo, American surgeon, co-founder of the Mayo Clinic (d. 1939)
1904 Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith, American lawyer and farmer (d. 1985)
1794 José Justo Corro, Mexican politician and president (d. 1864)
Famous People Deaths On July 19

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Date Name
1896 Abraham H. Cannon, American publisher and religious leader (b. 1859)
1543 Mary Boleyn, English daughter of Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire (b. 1499)
2004 Sylvia Daoust, Canadian sculptor (b. 1902)
1980 Margaret Craven, American journalist and author (b. 1901)
1333 John Campbell, Scottish nobleman
2013 Mikhail Gorsheniov, Russian singer-songwriter (b. 1973)
1933 Kaarle Krohn, Finnish historian and academic (b. 1863)
1967 John T. McNaughton, United States Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs and an advisor to Robert McNamara (b. 1921)
2019 Rutger Hauer, Dutch actor, director, and producer (b. 1944)
1631 Cesare Cremonini, Italian philosopher and academic (b. 1550)