August 19-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

August 19 2023 is Saturday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on August 19

Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day

  • 231st day of the Gregorian Calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Leo
  • World Photography Day
  • Independence Day (National Day)- Afghanistan
  • National Potato Day
  • World Humanitarian Day
  • International Bow Day
  • Feast of Saint Maginus- Spain
  • International Orangutan Day
  • National Aviation Day-USA
  • World Honey Bee Day
  • World Homeless Animals Day
  • Day of the Tribes- Nauru
  • Crown Princess Mette-Marit’s Day- Norway
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Past events and historical events on August 19

  • 2014-The meeting between India and Pakistan’s foreign secretaries has been called a “bandh” because of a meeting between Pakistani officials and rebels in Kashmir, which is a contested region between countries.
  • 2005-During one of the worst fights on the border between India and Bangladesh in recent months, the Bangladesh Rifles opened fire from India into West Bengal. During the fight, about 500 shots were fired for no reason.
  • 1991-Race riots break out in the Crown Heights area of New York city ended in the death of 2 men and several injuries.
  • 1978-A fire at the Rex Cinema in Abadan during the screening of The Deers, Iran, kills over 400 people.
  • 1964-World’s First Geostationary Satellite, Syncom 3 is Launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida.
  • 1960-The Soviet spacecraft Sputnik 5 is launched by USSR with carried two dogs, Strelka and Belka who became the first living beings to survive in space.
  • 1919-Afghanistan, the Central Asian country who came under British control in 1859, gains Independence From the United Kingdom.
  • 1757-The first East India Company one rupee coin was made at the Calcutta mint.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on August 19

Famous Celebrities birthdays on 19th August– Vikram Singh Chauhan, Shankar Dayal Sharma, Rohit Khandelwal, Bill Clinton, Fat Joe, Ivan Neville, Melissa Fumero, Tracie Thoms, Satya Nadella, Sudha Murty, Madhurima Tuli, Nandana Sen, John Stamos, Kyra Sedgwick, Matthew Perry.
  • 1988-Madhurima Tuli – Indian actress
  • 1950-Sudha Murty – Indian philanthropist ,author, writer
  • 1950-Satya Nadella- Engineer and Indian American business executive
  • 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
FAQ / People Also
1. Which Day is 19th August 2023?
  • 19th August is Saturday
  • 231st day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Leo
2. Special Day on August 19?
  • On August 19, Afghanistan celebrates Afghan Independence Day as a national holiday to remember the Anglo-Afghan Treaty of 1919 and when the country stopped being a British protectorate.
  • Ibumin Earoeni Day, or “Day of the Tribes,” is a national holiday in the Micronesian island country of Nauru. The country’s twelve native groups and matrilineal system are honored on August 19.
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