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Saturday, July 19, 2014

This was 200th day of the year and 165 days remained in the year.


July 19 Birthdays

Edgar Degas
Pronunciation: [Eler´ zhermaN´ edgär´ dugä´]
1834–1917, French painter and sculptor, born in Paris; son of a banker.

Muhammad ibn al-Bukhari
scholar (810)

Samuel Colt
inventor (1814)

Mary Ann Bickerdyke
nurse (1817)

July 19 in History

1848

The first women's rights convention, called by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia C. Mott, was held in Seneca Falls, New York.

1870

The Franco-Prussian war began.

1941

Winston Churchill was the first to use the two-finger "V is for Victory" sign.

1966

Fifty year-old singer Frank Sinatra married 21-year-old actress Mia Farrow.

1984

Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman nominated for the vice-presidency by a major political party.

1993

President Clinton announced the "Don't ask, don't tell" policy regarding gays in the military.

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