Today in History Historical Events for 19th August 2017 <p><b><a href="">1561</a></b> - Mary Queen of Scots arrives in Leith, Scotland to assume throne after spending 13 years in France<br> <b><a href="">1812</a></b> - US warship Constitution defeats British warship Guerriere<br> <b><a href="">1915</a></b> - Rationing laws go into effect in Netherlands<br> <b><a href="">1944</a></b> - US 90th/Polish 1st Division occupy Chambois, Normandy<br> <b><a href="">1953</a></b> - England regained cricket Ashes after winning series 1-0<br> <b><a href="">1973</a></b> - Pirate World Music Radio (Holland) closes down after 10 years<br> <b><a href="">1979</a></b> - Sally wins LPGA Barth Golf Classic Little<br> <b><a href="">1988</a></b> - NY Rangers sign ex-Canadien great Guy LaFluer<br> <b><a href="">1993</a></b> - Mattel and Fisher Price toy companies merge<br> <b><a href="">2012</a></b> - 32 people are killed after a plane crash in Talodi, Sudan</p> <p><a href="">More Historical Events &raquo;</a></p><img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 04:03:01 Z 2017-08-19 04:03 +00:00 2017-08-18 23:03 -05:00