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Historical Events In December - 19

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1790  William Parry, England, Arctic explorer on this day in history.  

1792  [Andries] Hendrik Potgieter, Cape Colony, settled Transvaal on this day in history.  

1795  On December - 19 first state appropriation of money for road building, Kentucky  

1795  1st state appropriation of money for road building, Kentucky on December - 19.  

1796  On this day in history manuel Breton de los Herreros, Quel Spain, poet/comic playwright  

1797  Josef Theodor Krov, composer on this day in history.  

1798  Charles-Joseph Panckoucke, publisher (Moniteur Universel), dies at 62 on December - 19.  

1800  Georg Peter Weimar, composer, dies at 66 on December - 19.  

1804  Mary Bright, British PM Rockingham, dies on this day in history.  

1809  Pierre-Joseph van Beneden, Belg, paleont (life cycle of tapeworms) on this day in history.  

1810  Johann Heinrich Egli, composer, dies at 68 on December - 19.  

1813  On December - 19 thomas Andrews, Belfast Ireland, chemist/physicist (ozone)  

1814  Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, Ohio, US Secretary of War (1861-65) on this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history joseph Bramah, Inventor and Locksmith, notably invented the beer pump  

1815  On this day in history michel Woldemar, composer, dies at 65  

1817  On December - 19 james Jay Archer, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1864  

1819  On this day in history james Clifford Veatch, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1895  

1821  On this day in history mary Ashton Livermore, American reformer/women's suffrage leader  

1823  Georgia passes state birth registration law the first in the union on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history georgia passes 1st US state birth registration law  

1823  On this day in history nicolas-Joseph Hullmandel, composer, dies at 67  

1824  On December - 19 hercules Robinson, Ire, South Africa Commissioner (1880-89, 1895-97)  

1825  George Frederick Bristow, composer on December - 19.  

1828  South Carolina declares the right of states to nullify federal laws on this day in history.  

1828  South Carolina declares right of states to nullify federal laws on this day in history.  

1832  On this day in history john Kirk Barry, Scot, Dr/companion to explorer David Livingstone  

1835  On this day in history hMS Beagle/Charles Darwin approaches NZ  

1836  Maria L Sanford, pioneer educator (PTA) on this day in history.  

1837  John Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 on this day in history.  

1842  On December - 19 uS recognizes independence of Hawaii  

1843  On December - 19 charles Dickens publishes "A Christmas Carol," in England  

1848  Adam FJA van Duyn, governor of South Holland, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1849  Henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation on this day in history.  

1851  J M William Turner, British painter (Rain, Steam & Speed), dies at 76 on December - 19.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1036  Su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher was born on this day in history.  

1498  Andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist was born on this day in history.  

1554  Philip William, Prince of Orange (d. 1618) was born on December - 19.  

1676  On December - 19 birth of louis-Nicholas Clerambault, Paris France, composer/organist  

1683  Philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46) was born on December - 19.  

1699  On this day in history birth of william Bowyer, English printer (d. 1777)  

1714  On December - 19 birth of john Winthrop, American astronomer (d. 1779)  

1723  On this day in history birth of susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother  

Famous Deaths In December - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0401  Anastasius I, Bishop of Rome (399-401), dies on December - 19.  

1075  Death of Edith of Wessex, wife of Edward the Confessor of England on this day in history.  

1327  On December - 19 death of agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy  

1370  Urban V, [Guillaume de Grimoard], 1st Avignon Pope (1362-70), dies on December - 19.  

1614  Melchior Bischoff, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1737  Death of James Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland (b. 1667) on December - 19.  

1741  Vitus J Bering, Dutch navigator/explorer, dies on December - 19.  

1749  Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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