What Happened on August 19, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Phillies Jimmie Foxx, 37, pitches 1st 7 innings vs Reds & wins

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Gillian, heavy metal rocker (Deep Purple-Knocking at Backdoor)
  • Jane Blalock, champion golfer

Famous Deaths

  • Tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (b.1875)