August 19, 1953 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • The democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran Mohammad Mosaddegh is overthrown in a coup orchestrated by the United Kingdom (under the name 'Operation Boot') and the United States (under the name TPAJAX Project)

Birthdays in History

  • Johan F de Leeuw, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Mary Matalin, American political consultant