Category: This Day In History August 19

Categories: This Day In History August

Historic Events

1830: Cornelius Burley is the first (and second) man to be hung in London Ontario. He is hung for the murder of Constable Timothy Pomeroy. Questions remain to this day of his guilt.

Famous Birthdays:

1871: Orville Wright was born, part of the Wright Brothers who were pioneers in aviation.

Famous Deaths:

1692: George Jacobs, Sr. (Salem Witchcraft Trials: Executed)


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People or pages in This Day In History August 19

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  • Baudouin Flandre abt 19 Aug 1012 Flanders, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France - 1 Sep 1067



  • Francis McCourt 19 Aug 1930 Brooklyn, New York City, New York - 19 Jul 2009


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  • John Proctor 9 Oct 1631 Assington, Suffolk, England - 19 Aug 1692


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