What Happened On 19th August 1953 In History

August 19th (1953) was a Wednesday. It's the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 134 days left to the end of the year.

Famous Birthdays on August 19 in 1953

  • » Mary Matalin, American political consultant
  • » Nanni Moretti, Italian actor, director, and producer
  • » Lynwood Slim, American singer and harmonica player (d. 2014)

August 19th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Calendar of saints named Feast Day:
  • » Feast of the Transfiguration (Julian calendar), and its related observances:
  • » Buhe (Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church)
  • » Jean Eudes known as Jean-Eudes de Mézeray
  • » Saint Louis of Toulouse known as Louis of Toulouse
  • » Magnus of Anagni
  • » Magnus of Avignon
  • » Sebaldus
  • » August 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Afghan Independence Day Independence Day, commemorates the Anglo-Afghan Treaty of 1919 Treaty of Rawalpindi in 1919, granting independence from United Kingdom Britain (Afghanistan)
  • » Public holidays in the Philippines known as Manuel Luis Quezón Day (Quezon City and other places in The Philippines named after Manuel L. Quezon)
  • » National Aviation Day (United States)
  • » Vinalia (Roman Empire)

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World History for the 19th August