August 19, 1957 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • US Major David Simons reaches 30,933m in a balloon

Birthdays in History

  • Li-Young Lee, Indonesia-born American poet

Deaths in History

  • Carl-Gustaf Rossby, Swedish meteorologist (b. 1898)
  • David Bomberg, English painter (b. 1890)