On this day: August 19

Published On: Aug 15 2013 01:30:41 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 19 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosts its first auto race, The Beatles kick off their first American concert tour, Groucho Marx dies, Mike Tyson returns to the ring, and the last U.S. combat brigade leaves Iraq, all on this day.

OTD August 19 - Jonathan Frakes
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1952: Actor and director Jonathan Frakes, best known for playing Commander William T. Riker in the television series "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and subsequent films, is born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.

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