August 19, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • -20] Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Burg-al-Arab
  • World War II: General Friedrich Paulus orders the German 6th Army to conquer Stalingrad
  • World War II: Over 4,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed, wounded or captured raiding Dieppe, France

Birthdays in History

  • Michiel Patijn, Dutch asst sect of state of Foreign affairs (1994- )