This Day, That Year – August 19Thu 19 Aug 2021
Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel was a French fashion designer and businesswoman born on this day in 1883.
Did you know that:
• Dmitri Mendeleev made a solo ascent by balloon above Klin, Russia to observe an eclipse on this day in 1887
• Malcolm Forbes, a famous publisher who founded Forbes Magazine, was born on this day in 1919
• Matthew Perry is a Canadian-American actor and comedian born on this day in 1969