Tuesday 19 August 1902
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include J B L Reyes and Emile Buisson.
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- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
- J B L Reyes: Filipino jurist (d. 1994).
- Emile Buisson: French criminal, a gang leader sentenced to death and executed in France.
- Georges Lacombe: French film director.
- Frederic Nash: American writer, the gifted creator of light, humorous verse.
- Henri Duclos: Limoux Writer.
- Ogden Nash: Poet / TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 68
- J Reyes: Filipino lawyer and jurist (d. 1994)
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