August 19 Conspiracy Calendar

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  • 43 BC - Augustus marches on Rome with eight legions and is made consul.
  • 1919 – Afghanistan gains full independence from the United Kingdom.
  • 1939Stalin's speech of 19 August 1939.
    The day is July 5 in the Japanese calendar and is the 300th anniversary of Japan's seclusion policy (July 5, 1639 in the Japanese calendar).
  • 1940The first combat mission of the Imperial Japanese Navy's Mitsubishi A6M Zero.
  • 1946 – (birth) Bill Clinton, President of the United States.
  • 1960 – Downed American U-2 pilot is sentenced to ten years imprisonment by the USSR.
  • 1965 – Japanese prime minister Eisaku Sato visits Okinawa.
    He becomes the first post-World War II sitting prime minister to visit Okinawa.
  • 1980 - A local bus is set on fire in Tokyo. Six people are killed.
  • 1980 – Saudia Flight 163 Accident.
  • 1981 – Gulf of Sidra Incident.
    United States fighters intercept and shoot down two Libyan Sukhoi Su-22 fighter jets over the Gulf of Sidra.
  • 1987 - Hikaru Genji, a Japanese musical group, makes a debut with its single "Star Light".
  • 1987Hungerford Massacre.
    In the United Kingdom, Michael Ryan kills sixteen people with an assault rifle and then commits suicide.
  • 1989 – The Pan-European Picnic is held on the Austrian-Hungarian border.
  • 1991 – 1991 Soviet coup d'etat attempt.
    Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev is placed under house arrest while on holiday in the town of Foros, Crimea.
  • 1991 – Hurricane Bob hits the Northeast, United States.
  • 2003 – A car-bomb attack on United Nations headquarters in Iraq.
  • 2010 – Operation Iraqi Freedom ends.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
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