On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1895

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • American frontier murderer and outlaw, John Wesley Hardin, is killed by an off-duty policeman in a saloon in El Paso, Texas.

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnoldt Bronnen, Austrian playwright, born in Vienna (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • John Wesley Hardin, American gunfighter (b. 1853)