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On This Day

August 19

Aviation Day

1616 Samlesbury Witches Trial starts in Samlesbury, England

1909 Opening Day for the Indianapolis 500 race track

1972 The first episode of The Midnight Special with John Denver airs on NBC

1973 Enter The Dragon starring Bruce Lee Opens in New York City

1977 Groucho Marx passes away

2001 WWE SummerSlam 01 The Rock pins Booker T. for the WCW World Heavyweight Title

2008 ICE-CUBE releases the album Raw Footage

2012 SummerSlam 12 takes place at Staples Centre Brock Lesnar forces Triple H to submit

Happy Birthday

1939 Ginger Baker musician in The bands Blind Faith & Cream

1939 Miranda Daphne Jane Guinness, Countess of Iveag

1945 Ian Gillan musician in the band Deep Purple

1946 Bill Clinton

1958 Darryl Sutter coach of The LA Kings 2 x Stanley Cup

1969 Nate Dogg rapper

1970 Fat Joe rapper

1973 Lilian Garcia WWE ring announcer

1977 Regine Chassagne in the band Arcade Fire

1982 Melissa Fumero actress

1995 Teanna Trump pornstar