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A total solar eclipse occurred on August 19, 1887.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_August_19,_1887



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Savior of the Apple Feast Day
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savior_of_the_Apple_Feast_Day



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Discoverer 6 (Corona spy satellite) was launched on August 19, 1959
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1959-006A

Sputnik 5 with spacedogs Dogs Belka & Strelka was launched on August 19, 1960
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZwmCnekxx8
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t37730042/sputnik-5/

Syncom 3, the first geostationary communication satellite, was launched on August 19, 1964
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syncom#Syncom_3

Soyuz T-7 was launched on August 19, 1982.†
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyuz_T-7

Mabuhay 1, the 1st Philippine satellite, was launched on August 19, 1997.†
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mabuhay_1



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Sergey Nikolayevich Ryzhikov (born on August 19, 1974) is a Russian cosmonaut
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergey_Nikolayevich_Ryzhikov

Franklin Story Musgrave (born August 19, 1935) is an American physician and a retired NASA astronaut.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44522684/franklin-story-musgrave/

Charles Frank Bolden, Jr. (born August 19, 1946) is the current Administrator of NASA†
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bolden

Michael James Massimino (born August 19, 1962) is an American engineer and former NASA astronaut†
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_James_Massimino

Orville Wright (August 19, 1871 - January 30, 1948) was an aviation pioneer.†
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LE9_toSUXI
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wright_brothers

Alan Baker (born on 19 August 1939) is an English mathematician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Baker_%28mathematician%29

Jennifer "Jennie" Bond (born 19 August 1950) is an English journalist and television presenter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jennie_Bond

Mindrolling JetsŁn Khandro Rinpoche (August 19, 1967) is a female Tibetan Buddhist lama.†
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92xvAZKfMzE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khandro_Rinpoche

Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 - October 24, 1991) was an American television screenwriter and futurist.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_Roddenberry

Julius Lothar Meyer (August 19, 1830 - April 11, 1895) was a German chemist.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44522733/julius-lothar-meyer-1830-1895/

Johan Gottlieb Gahn (August 19, 1745 - December 8, 1818) was a Swedish chemist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johan_Gottlieb_Gahn

Leonid Alekseyevich Kulik (August 19, 1883 - April 24, 1942) was a Russian mineralogist†
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonid_Kulik

Fraser Cain (born 19 August 1971) is the publisher of Universe Today
https://twitter.com/fcain

Edwin Dunkin (19 August 1821 - 26 November 1898), astronomer, president of the Royal Astronomical Society
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Dunkin

Milton Lasell Humason (August 19, 1891 - June 18, 1972) was an American astronomer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milton_L._Humason

Sir John Flamsteed (19 August 1646 - 31 December 1719) was an English astronomer†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44522649/sir-john-flamsteed-frs-1646-1719/



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Trial of the Samlesbury witches in England on 19 August 1612†
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUU8uX7G0tU
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samlesbury_witches



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NGC 6883 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 19th August 1828.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58350790/ngc-6883/

NGC 7050 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 19th August 1828.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58350776/ngc-7050/

NGC 7063 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 19th August 1828.†
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t12686130/ngc-7063/



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Asteroid (228) Agathe was discovered by Johann Palisa on August 19, 1882 at Vienna Observatory
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/228_Agathe

Asteroid (296) PhaŽtusa was discovered by Auguste Charlois on August 19, 1890 in Nice.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/296_Pha%C3%ABtusa

Asteroid (372) Palma was discovered by Auguste Charlois on August 19, 1893, in Nice.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/372_Palma

TNO 2001 QF298 was discovered on August 19, 2001 by Marc W. Buie†
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_QF298

Castelnuovo Berardenga meteor 1957
http://thecid.com/ufo/uf19/uf4/194043.htm



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Meteorites

No historical meteorire falls today



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