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Historical Events In December - 19

Thursday, 01 October 2020

1790  On December - 19 william Parry, England, Arctic explorer  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1814  On December - 19 joseph Bramah, Inventor and Locksmith, notably invented the beer pump  

1815  Michel Woldemar, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1817  James Jay Archer, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1864 on this day in history.  

1819  On December - 19 james Clifford Veatch, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1895  

1821  On December - 19 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 December - 19 georgia passes 1st US state birth registration law  

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

1824  Hercules Robinson, Ire, South Africa Commissioner (1880-89, 1895-97) on December - 19.  

1825  On December - 19 george Frederick Bristow, composer  

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

1835  On December - 19 hMS Beagle/Charles Darwin approaches NZ  

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

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

1842  On this day in history uS recognizes independence of Hawaii  

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  On this day in history henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation  

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

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 December - 19.  

1683  On this day in history birth of philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)  

1699  On December - 19 birth of william Bowyer, English printer (d. 1777)  

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

1723  Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother was born on this day in history.  

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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  On December - 19 death of edith of Wessex, wife of Edward the Confessor of England  

1327  Death of Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy on December - 19.  

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

1614  On this day in history melchior Bischoff, composer, dies at 67  

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

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

1749  Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer, dies at 76 on December - 19.  

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