On This Day: August 19th
This is 231st day of the year and 134 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—18 Av 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 19th day of the 7th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Germans voted to combine the roles of the chancellor and president, making Adolf Hitler Fuhrer.
Orville Wrightaviation pioneer
Coco Chanelfashion designer
John Drydenpoet, dramatist, and critic
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.