On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 31st Venice Film Festival opens
  • The Chinese Community in South Africa is granted 'White' status

Famous Birthdays

  • Clare Waight Keller, English fashion designer (first female head of Givenchy), born in Birmingham, England
  • Fat Joe, American rapper
  • Scott Brumfield, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)

Famous Deaths

  • PaweĊ‚ Jasienica, Polish historian, dies at 60