Today in History, English
Today in History, English

94231August 19Death1895 – John Wesley Hardin, American criminal (b. 1853)
94232August 19Death1900 – Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Belgian violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1833)
94233August 19Death1914 – Franz Xavier Wernz, German religious leader, 25th Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1844)
94234August 19Death1915 – Tevfik Fikret, Turkish poet and educator (b. 1867)
94235August 19Death1923 – Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845)
94236August 19Death1928 – Stephanos Skouloudis, Greek banker and diplomat, 97th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1838)
94237August 19Death1929 – Sergei Diaghilev, Russian critic and producer, founded Ballets Russes (b. 1872)
94238August 19Death1936 – Federico García Lorca, Spanish poet, playwright, and director (b. 1898)
94239August 19Death1936 – Hugh Lygon, German son of William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp (b. 1904)
94240August 19Death1942 – Harald Kaarmann, Estonian footballer (b. 1901)
94241August 19Death1945 – Tomás Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (b. 1875)
94242August 19Death1950 – Giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist and engineer (b. 1871)
94243August 19Death1954 – Alcide De Gasperi, Italian journalist and politician, 30th Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1881)
94244August 19Death1957 – David Bomberg, English soldier and painter (b. 1890)
94245August 19Death1957 – Carl-Gustaf Rossby, Swedish-American meteorologist and academic (b. 1898)
94246August 19Death1959 – Jacob Epstein, American-English sculptor (b. 1880)
94247August 19Death1959 – Blind Willie McTell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1901)
94248August 19Death1963 – Kathleen Parlow, Canadian violinist and educator (b. 1890)
94249August 19Death1967 – Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-American author and publisher (b. 1884)
94250August 19Death1967 – Isaac Deutscher, Polish-English journalist and historian (b. 1907)
94251August 19Death1968 – George Gamow, Ukrainian-American physicist and cosmologist (b. 1904)
94252August 19Death1970 – Paweł Jasienica, Polish soldier and historian (b. 1909)
94253August 19Death1975 – Mark Donohue, American race car driver and engineer (b. 1937)
94254August 19Death1975 – Jim Londos, Greek-American wrestler (b. 1897)
94255August 19Death1976 – Alastair Sim, Scottish-English actor (b. 1900)
94256August 19Death1976 – Ken Wadsworth, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1946)
94257August 19Death1977 – Peter Dyneley, English-Canadian actor (b. 1921)
94258August 19Death1977 – Aleksander Kreek, Estonian shot putter and discus thrower (b. 1914)
94259August 19Death1977 – Groucho Marx, American comedian, actor, and singer (b. 1890)
94260August 19Death1979 – Dorsey Burnette, American singer-songwriter (The Rock and Roll Trio) (b. 1932)

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