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January 19th

January 19th is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 346 days remaining until the end of the year (347 days in leap years).

On this page, we have placed information about January 19th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on January 19th

1736 James Watt (inventor - steam engine pioneer)

James Watt


1749 Johann Elert Bode (astronomer)

1807 Robert E. Lee (Confederate General)

1809 Edgar Allan Poe (author, poet)

Edgar Allan Poe


1813 Henry Bessemer (engineer, businessman)

1839 Paul Cézanne (artist)

1920 Javier Pérez de Cuéllar (diplomat, Secretary-General of the United Nations 1982-1991)

1937 John Lions (computer scientist)

1940 Mike Reid (comedian, actor, author)

1943 Janis Joplin (singer)

Janis Joplin


1946 Dolly Parton (singer, actress)

Dolly Parton


1947 Rod Evans (singer - Deep Purple)

1949 Robert Palmer (singer)

Robert Palmer


1949 Dennis Taylor (snooker player)

1954 Katey Sagal (actress)

1963 Martin Bashir (journalist)

1963 Caron Wheeler (singer - Soul II Soul)

1966 Stefan Edberg (tennis player)

Stefan Edberg


1972 Drea de Matteo (actress)

1979 Wiley (rapper)

1982 Jodie Sweetin (actress)



January 19th in History

1419 Hundred Years' War: Rouen surrenders to King Henry V of England.

1806 Britain occupies the Cape of Good Hope.

1839 British East India Company captures Aden (part part of Yemen)

1883 Thomas Alva Edison's first electric lighting system using overhead wires goes into service in Roselle, New Jersey.

Thomas Edison


1899 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan created.

1915 Georges Claude patents using the neon discharge tube for advertising.

1920 The United States Senate votes against joining the League of Nations.

1920 American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) formed.

1942 Japanese forces invade Burma.

1946 International Military Tribunal for the Far East created to try Japanese war crimes.

1960 United States and Japan sign the US-Japan Mutual Security Treaty.

1966 Indira Gandhi elected Prime Minister of India.

Indira Gandhi


1977 On his last day in office, US President Gerald Ford pardons Iva Toguri D'Aquino (wartime broadcaster - "Tokyo Rose").

Gerald Ford


1978 Last Volkswagen Beetle produced in Germany (production continues in South America until 2003)

Volkswagen Beetle


1983 Apple announces the Apple Lisa, the company's first commercial personal computer to have a graphical user interface and a computer mouse.

1986 "Brain". the first IBM PC computer virus is released into the wild.

1993 IBM announces $4.97 billion loss for 1992, the largest annual coporate loss in history.

2006 New Horizons probe launched by NASA. The first mission to Pluto.

Pluto


2012 The Megaupload file sharing website is shutdown by the FBI.


January 19th is also

Confederate Heroes Day (Texas)

Feast of Sultan (Bahai faith)

National Popcorn Day (USA)


Astrology

People born on January 19th are Capricorn

Capricorn

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