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  • France
    Tuesday Jul 19, 1870

    Bicycle

    the Franco-Prussian war

    France
    Tuesday Jul 19, 1870

    Despite having a strong market share, the Franco-Prussian war of 1870 destroyed the velocipede market in France.




  • Japan
    Thursday Jul 19, 1894

    First Sino-Japanese War

    Establishment of The Japanese Combined Fleet

    Japan
    Thursday Jul 19, 1894

    Establishment of the Japanese Combined Fleet, consisting of almost all vessels in the Imperial Japanese Navy. Mutsu cables Ōtori to take any necessary steps to compel the Korean government to carry out a reform program.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Jul 19, 1919

    Red Summer

    Washington race riot

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Jul 19, 1919

    The Washington race riot of 1919 was civil unrest in Washington, D.C. from July 19, 1919, to July 24, 1919. The race riot started on Saturday July 19 following an incident involving two African-American men and Elsie Stephnick, the white wife of an employee of the United States Naval Aviation Department. She was "jostled" near New York Avenue, and 15th Street Northwest. One of the men was arrested and questioned concerning an alleged sexual assault, but subsequently released. A mob of White Americans formed and started attacks on several African Americans and also an African-American family home.




  • Berlin, Germany
    Friday Jul 19, 1940

    Adolf Hitler

    1940 Field Marshal Ceremony

    Berlin, Germany
    Friday Jul 19, 1940

    Following the unexpected swift victory, Hitler promoted twelve generals to the rank of field marshal during the 1940 Field Marshal Ceremony.




  • New Hampshire, United States
    Wednesday Jul 19, 1944

    Bretton Woods Conference

    The main goal of the conference

    New Hampshire, United States
    Wednesday Jul 19, 1944

    The main goal of the conference was to achieve an agreement on the IMF. Enough consensus existed that the conference was also able to achieve an agreement on the IBRD. Doing so required extending the conference from its original closing date of July 19, 1944 to July 22.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 19, 1966

    Frank Sinatra

    3rd Marriage

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 19, 1966

    Sinatra reportedly broke off engagements to Lauren Bacall in 1958 and Juliet Prowse in 1962.He married Mia Farrow on July 19, 1966 .




  • Khartoum, Sudan
    Monday Jul 19, 1971

    First Sudanese Civil War

    1971 Sudanese Coup d'état

    Khartoum, Sudan
    Monday Jul 19, 1971

    In-fighting between Marxist and non-Marxist factions in the ruling military class led to another coup in July 1971 and a short-lived administration by the Sudanese Communist Party before anti-Communist factions put Nimeiry back in control of the country.


  • Berlin, East Germany, Germany
    Tuesday Jul 19, 1988

    Berlin Wall

    Live concert in East Berlin

    Berlin, East Germany, Germany
    Tuesday Jul 19, 1988

    On 19 July 1988, 16 months before the Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.


  • Tehran, Iran
    Tuesday Jul 19, 1988

    Iran–Iraq War

    Iran accepted Resolution 598

    Tehran, Iran
    Tuesday Jul 19, 1988

    At this point, elements of the Iranian leadership, led by Rafsanjani (who had initially pushed for the extension of the war), persuaded Khomeini to accept the ceasefire. On 20 July 1988, Iran accepted Resolution 598, showing its willingness to accept a ceasefire.


  • Kuwait
    Thursday Jul 19, 1990

    Gulf War

    The Army had been stood down

    Kuwait
    Thursday Jul 19, 1990

    In spite of Iraqi saber rattling, Kuwait did not mobilize its force; the army had been stood down on 19 July, and at the time of the Iraqi invasion many Kuwaiti military personnel were on leave.


  • London, England, U.K.
    Saturday Jul 19, 2008

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

    The Wedding of Lady Rose Windsor

    London, England, U.K.
    Saturday Jul 19, 2008

    On 19 July 2008, she was a guest at the wedding of Lady Rose Windsor and George Gilman. Prince William was away on military operations in the Caribbean, serving aboard HMS Iron Duke.


  • U.S.
    Sunday Jul 19, 2009

    Chumlee

    Pawn Stars

    U.S.
    Sunday Jul 19, 2009

    Chumlee worked there for five years before filming the first season of the reality television series Pawn Stars in July 2009. His duties include behind-the-counter work at the shop, such as testing items, loading items, and writing tickets for items purchased by customers.


  • London, England
    Monday Jul 19, 2010

    Margaret Thatcher

    The Last Sitting at The House of Lords

    London, England
    Monday Jul 19, 2010

    She last attended a sitting of the House of Lords on 19 July 2010.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 19, 2016

    Donald Trump

    Trump and Mike Pence were officially nominated by the Republican Party

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 19, 2016

    Trump and Mike Pence were officially nominated by the Republican Party at the Republican National Convention. The list of convention speakers and attendees included former presidential nominee Bob Dole, but the other prior nominees did not attend.


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