TODAY IN HISTORY - August 19th:

1934 - The first All-American Soap Box Derby is held in Dayton, Ohio.
1976 - President Gerald R Ford wins Republican presidential nomination at KC convention


1871 - Orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers), (d. 1912)
1921 - Gene Roddenberry, El Paso Texas, executive producer (Star Trek)
1946 - Bill Clinton [William Jefferson], Hope Arkansas, 42nd United States President (Democrat, 1993-01)
1947 - Gerald McRaney, Collins Miss, actor (Simon & Simon, Major Dad)
1965 - Kyra Sedgwick, actress (Phenomenon, Singles, Julia-Another World)
1966 - Lee Ann Womack, American musician
1973 - Kris Kristofferson weds Rita Coolidge
1993 - Actress Kim Basinger weds actor Alec Baldwin


1977 - Groucho Marx, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86
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