On This Day

July 19, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st US Army flying school for black cadets dedicated (Tuskegee, Alabama)

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British PM Winston Churchill launches his "V for Victory" campaign

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Franklin D. Roosevelt appoints the Fair Employment Practice Committee (FEPC)

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Birthdays in History

  • Jennifer Dunn, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Washington), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2007)
  • Jerry Huckaby, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana), born in Hodge, Jackson Parish Louisiana
  • Neelie Kroes, Dutch politician (VVD) and Minister of Traffic, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands