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Historical Events In December - 19

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

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

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

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

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

1796  On December - 19 manuel Breton de los Herreros, Quel Spain, poet/comic playwright  

1797  On this day in history josef Theodor Krov, composer  

1798  On December - 19 charles-Joseph Panckoucke, publisher (Moniteur Universel), dies at 62  

1800  Georg Peter Weimar, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1804  On December - 19 mary Bright, British PM Rockingham, dies  

1809  On December - 19 pierre-Joseph van Beneden, Belg, paleont (life cycle of tapeworms)  

1810  Johann Heinrich Egli, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

1814  On December - 19 edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, Ohio, US Secretary of War (1861-65)  

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 this day in history.  

1819  James Clifford Veatch, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1895 on December - 19.  

1821  On December - 19 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  Georgia passes 1st US state birth registration law on December - 19.  

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

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

1825  On December - 19 george Frederick Bristow, composer  

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

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

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

1837  On this day in history john Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

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

1843  Charles Dickens publishes "A Christmas Carol," in England on this day in history.  

1848  On this day in history adam FJA van Duyn, governor of South Holland, dies at 77  

1849  Henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation on December - 19.  

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  Su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher was born on December - 19.  

1498  On December - 19 birth of andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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 December - 19 vitus J Bering, Dutch navigator/explorer, dies  

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

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