August 19, 1959 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Doctor X beats Wilber Snyder in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ
  • Honolulu seeks a franchise in Continental League
  • Satellite Discoverer 6 launched into polar orbit

Birthdays in History

  • Susan Cummings, Monegasque-born American heiress and convicted murderer

Deaths in History

  • Jacob Epstein, American-English sculptor (Adam, Jacob & the Angel), dies at 78