What Happened on August 19, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Hall, English comedian actor (d. 1959)
  • Colleen Moore, Port Huron MI, actress (Scarlet Letter)
  • Franz C. Schmelkes, Czech-born Chemist who discovered azochloramid (chlorazodin), widely used as a disinfectant to sterilize wounds and burns, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Kenneth MacKenna, Canterbury NH, actor/director (Those We Love)
  • Olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), born in Moscow, Russia