On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 2017

Famous Deaths

  • Bea Wain, American singer and radio host (Deep Purple, Heart and Soul), dies at 100
  • Charles R. Bentley, American pioneer or polar science, dies from complications of Parkinson’s disease at 87
  • Dick Gregory, American comedian, civil rights activist and dietician (Bahamian Diet), dies of heart failure at 84
2017 Highlights

About August 19, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo