What Happened on August 19, 1931

Historical Events

  • Lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game

Famous Birthdays

Bill Shoemaker (1931-2003)

American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (8,833 career victories, Kentucky Derby 1955, 59, 65, 86), born in Fabens, Texas

Born in 1931

Famous Deaths

  • Aristides Agramonte y Simoni, Cuban-American Physician, Pathologist and Bacteriologist (yellow fever), dies at 63
1931 Highlights

About August 19, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo