What Happened on August 19, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game

Famous Birthdays

  • Willie Shoemaker, jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts)

Famous Deaths

  • Aristides Agramonte y Simoni, Cuban-American Physician, Pathologist and Bacteriologist (yellow fever), dies at 63