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Historical Events In December - 19

Monday, 08 March 2021

1790  On this day in history william Parry, England, Arctic explorer  

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

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

1795  1st state appropriation of money for road building, Kentucky on this day in history.  

1796  Manuel Breton de los Herreros, Quel Spain, poet/comic playwright on this day in history.  

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 this day in history georg Peter Weimar, composer, dies at 66  

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

1809  Pierre-Joseph van Beneden, Belg, paleont (life cycle of tapeworms) on December - 19.  

1810  On this day in history johann Heinrich Egli, composer, dies at 68  

1813  Thomas Andrews, Belfast Ireland, chemist/physicist (ozone) on December - 19.  

1814  Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, Ohio, US Secretary of War (1861-65) on December - 19.  

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

1815  On December - 19 michel Woldemar, composer, dies at 65  

1817  On this day in history 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  On December - 19 georgia passes state birth registration law the first in the union  

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

1823  Nicolas-Joseph Hullmandel, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

1825  George Frederick Bristow, composer on this day in history.  

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

1828  On December - 19 south Carolina declares right of states to nullify federal laws  

1832  John Kirk Barry, Scot, Dr/companion to explorer David Livingstone on December - 19.  

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

1836  Maria L Sanford, pioneer educator (PTA) on December - 19.  

1837  On December - 19 john Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

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

1843  On this day in history 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  On this day in history j M William Turner, British painter (Rain, Steam & Speed), dies at 76  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1036  On this day in history birth of su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher  

1498  Andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist was born on December - 19.  

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  On this day in history birth of philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)  

1699  William Bowyer, English printer (d. 1777) was born on December - 19.  

1714  John Winthrop, American astronomer (d. 1779) was born on December - 19.  

1723  On December - 19 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 December - 19 anastasius I, Bishop of Rome (399-401), dies  

1075  On this day in history death of edith of Wessex, wife of Edward the Confessor of England  

1327  On this day in history death of agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy  

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 this day in history death of james Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland (b. 1667)  

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

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

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