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Historical Events In December - 19

Sunday, 13 June 2021

1790  William Parry, England, Arctic explorer on December - 19.  

1792  [Andries] Hendrik Potgieter, Cape Colony, settled Transvaal on December - 19.  

1795  On this day in history first state appropriation of money for road building, Kentucky  

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

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

1797  On this day in history josef Theodor Krov, composer  

1798  On this day in history charles-Joseph Panckoucke, publisher (Moniteur Universel), dies at 62  

1800  On December - 19 georg Peter Weimar, composer, dies at 66  

1804  On this day in history mary Bright, British PM Rockingham, dies  

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 this day in history 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  Joseph Bramah, Inventor and Locksmith, notably invented the beer pump on this day in history.  

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

1817  James Jay Archer, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1864 on December - 19.  

1819  James Clifford Veatch, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1895 on this day in history.  

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 December - 19.  

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

1823  On December - 19 nicolas-Joseph Hullmandel, composer, dies at 67  

1824  Hercules Robinson, Ire, South Africa Commissioner (1880-89, 1895-97) on this day in history.  

1825  George Frederick Bristow, composer on December - 19.  

1828  South Carolina declares the right of states to nullify federal laws on December - 19.  

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

1832  John Kirk Barry, Scot, Dr/companion to explorer David Livingstone on this day in history.  

1835  HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin approaches NZ on this day in history.  

1836  On this day in history maria L Sanford, pioneer educator (PTA)  

1837  John Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 on December - 19.  

1842  US recognizes independence of Hawaii on this day in history.  

1843  Charles Dickens publishes "A Christmas Carol," in England on December - 19.  

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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1036  On December - 19 birth of su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher  

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

1554  On this day in history birth of philip William, Prince of Orange (d. 1618)  

1676  Louis-Nicholas Clerambault, Paris France, composer/organist was born on this day in history.  

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

1699  William Bowyer, English printer (d. 1777) was born on this day in history.  

1714  On this day in history 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  

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Famous Deaths In December - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0401  On this day in history anastasius I, Bishop of Rome (399-401), dies  

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

1327  Death of Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy on this day in history.  

1370  Urban V, [Guillaume de Grimoard], 1st Avignon Pope (1362-70), dies on this day in history.  

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

1737  On December - 19 death of james Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland (b. 1667)  

1741  On this day in history vitus J Bering, Dutch navigator/explorer, dies  

1749  On December - 19 francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer, dies at 76  

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