Ephemeris of August 19

Ephemeris of August 19

1991: While the President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev is on vacation in Crimea, a committee of conservative Communists attempts a Rebellion, which Boris Yeltsin will fail.

1942: The attempt to land Allied troops on the beaches of Dieppe (Haute-Normandie), ends in failure.

14: Death of the Roman Emperor August. His reign would later be considered the golden age of Roman classicism.



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