Today in History, English
Today in History, English

81751July 19Event1976 – Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal is created.
81752July 19Event1979 – The Sandinista rebels overthrow the government of the Somoza family in Nicaragua.
81753July 19Event1980 – The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad, were opened in Moscow, Russia.
81754July 19Event1981 – In a private meeting with U.S. President Ronald Reagan, French Prime Minister François Mitterrand reveals the existence of the Farewell Dossier, a collection of documents showing that the Soviets had been stealing American technological research an
81755July 19Event1983 – The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.
81756July 19Event1985 – The Val di Stava dam collapses killing 268 people in Val di Stava, Italy.
81757July 19Event1989 – United Airlines Flight 232 crashes in Sioux City, Iowa killing 111.
81758July 19Event1992 – A car bomb placed by mafia with collaboration of Italian intelligence kills Judge Paolo Borsellino and five members of his escort
81759July 19Event1997 – The Troubles: The Provisional Irish Republican Army resumes a ceasefire to end their 25-year campaign to end British rule in Northern Ireland.
81760July 19Event2014 – 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.
81761July 19Birth810 – Muhammad al-Bukhari, Persian scholar (d. 870)
81762July 19Birth1670 – Richard Leveridge, English singer-songwriter (d. 1758)
81763July 19Birth1688 – Giuseppe Castiglione, Italian missionary and painter (d. 1766)
81764July 19Birth1744 – Heinrich Christian Boie, German author and poet (d. 1806)
81765July 19Birth1759 – Marianna Auenbrugger, Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1782)
81766July 19Birth1759 – Seraphim of Sarov, Russian monk and saint (d. 1833)
81767July 19Birth1771 – Thomas Talbot, Irish-Canadian colonel and politician (d. 1853)
81768July 19Birth1789 – John Martin, English painter, engraver, and illustrator (d. 1854)
81769July 19Birth1800 – Juan José Flores, Venezuelan general and politician, 1st President of Ecuador (d. 1864)
81770July 19Birth1814 – Samuel Colt, American businessman, founded the Colt's Manufacturing Company (d. 1862)
81771July 19Birth1819 – Gottfried Keller, Swiss author, poet, and playwright (d. 1890)
81772July 19Birth1822 – Princess Augusta of Cambridge (d. 1916)
81773July 19Birth1827 – Mangal Pandey, Indian soldier (d. 1857)
81774July 19Birth1834 – Edgar Degas, French painter, sculptor, and illustrator (d. 1917)
81775July 19Birth1849 – Ferdinand Brunetière, French scholar and critic (d. 1906)
81776July 19Birth1860 – Lizzie Borden, American accused murderer (d. 1927)
81777July 19Birth1865 – Georges Friedel, French mineralogist and crystallographer (d.1933)
81778July 19Birth1865 – Charles Horace Mayo, American surgeon, founded the Mayo Clinic (d. 1939)
81779July 19Birth1868 – Florence Foster Jenkins, American soprano and educator (d. 1945)
81780July 19Birth1869 – Xenophon Stratigos, Greek general and politician, Greek Minister of Transport (d. 1927)

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