About July 19

July 19, 2021 is the 200th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 165 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Cancer is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 197 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On July 19

  • 1333
    Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Halidon Hill – The English win a decisive victory over the Scots.
  • 1544
    Italian War of 1542: the first Siege of Boulogne begins.
  • 1545
    The Tudor warship Mary Rose sinks off Portsmouth; in 1982 the wreck is salvaged in one of the most complex and expensive projects in the history of maritime archaeology.
  • 1843
    Brunel’s steamship the SS Great Britain is launched, becoming the first ocean-going craft with an iron hull or screw propeller and also becoming the largest vessel afloat in the world.
  • 1848
    Women’s rights: a two-day Women’s Rights Convention opens in Seneca Falls, New York; there the “Bloomers” are introduced.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: Morgan’s Raid – At Buffington Island in Ohio, Confederate General John Hunt Morgan’s raid into the north is mostly thwarted when a large group of his men are captured while trying to escape across the Ohio River.
  • 1864
    Taiping Rebellion: Third Battle of Nanking – The Qing Dynasty finally defeats the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom.
  • 1870
    Franco-Prussian War: France declares war on Prussia.
  • 1900
    The first line of the Paris Métro opens for operation.
  • 1908
    Dutch football club Feyenoord was founded
  • 1916
    World War I: Battle of Fromelles – British and Australian troops attack German trenches in a prelude to the Battle of the Somme.
  • 1919
    Following Peace Day celebrations marking the end of World War I, ex-servicemen riot and burn down Luton Town Hall.
  • 1940
    World War II: Army order 112 forms the Intelligence Corps of the British Army.
  • 1947
    Korean politician Yuh Woon-Hyung is assassinated.
  • 1961
    Tunisia imposes a blockade on the French naval base at Bizerte; the French would capture the entire town four days later.
  • 1963
    Joe Walker flies a North American X-15 to a record altitude of 106,010 metres (347,800 feet) on X-15 Flight 90. Exceeding an altitude of 100 km, this flight qualifies as a human spaceflight under international convention.
  • 1983
    The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.
  • 1985
    The Val di Stava dam collapses killing 268 people in Val di Stava, Italy.
  • 1989
    United Airlines flight 232 crashes in Sioux City, Iowa killing 112 of the 296 passengers.
  • 1992
    Anti-Mafia Judge Paolo Borsellino is killed by a Mafia car bomb in Palermo, Italy together with five police officers.

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