August 19 2022 News Headlines and Current Affairs

August 19 2022 is Friday. Here you can get Past events and historical events on August 19. Which day is celebrated on August 19. Holidays & Observances on August 19. National and Special Days. News Headlines, Current affairs on 19th August on 2022. Explore Worldwide Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities and much more on this date.

Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: August 19, 2022

Holidays, Observances, Special Day & National Day

  • 231st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Leo
  • World Photography Day
  • National Potato Day
  • World Humanitarian Day
  • Men’s Grooming Day
  • International Bow Day
  • International Orangutan Day
  • National Soft Ice cream Day
  • National Aviation Day
  • In India, Krishna Janmashtami is observed every year, on the eighth day of the Krishna Paksha in the Bhadrapad month of Shraavana, people celebrate Janmashtami, also known as Krishna Jayanthi. Janmashtami falls on August 19 this year. Lord Krishna’s birth is commemorated on this day with one of the most significant Hindu festivities.
National Aviation Day
National Aviation Day

19th August Holidays on This Day

  • Crown Princess Mette- Marit’s Day- Norway
  • Day of the Tribes- Nauru
  • Feast of Saint Maginus- Spain
  • Gold Cup Parade- Canada
  • Hawaii Statehood Day- USA

August 19 Birthday on this day

  • 1946 Bill Clinton-American politician, 42nd President of the United States
  • 1942 Fred Thompson-American politician, actor
  • 1919 Malcolm Forbes-American publisher
  • 1883 Coco Chanel-French fashion designer, founded the Chanel Company
  • 1871 Orville Wright-American aviation pioneer
  • 1950- Satya Nadella- Engineer and Indian American business executive
  • 1950- Sudha Murty – Indian writer, philanthropist ,author
  • 1988 – Madhurima Tuli – Indian actress

19th August Deaths On This Day

  • 1994 Linus Pauling-American chemist, activist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1977 Groucho Marx-American comedian, actor
  • 1936 Federico García Lorca-Spanish poet, playwright, director
  • 1895 John Wesley Hardin-American outlaw, gunfighter
  • 14 Augustus-Roman Emperor

Past and Historical Events & News in English on August 19

  • In 1991, racial unrest breaks out in New York City’s Crown Heights neighbourhood.
  • 1978 Over 400 people are killed in a fire at the Rex Cinema in Abadan, Iran.
  • The first geostationary satellite is launched in 1964.
  • USSR launches Sputnik 5 in 1960.
  • 1919 sees Afghanistan securing its independence from the UK.
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