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Historical Events In December - 19

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

1852  On this day in history a[lbert] A Michelson, Strelno Prussia, US physicist (Nobel 1907)  

1854  Allen Wilson of Conn patents sewing machine to sew curving seams on this day in history.  

1859  Grading started for Market Street RR on December - 19.  

1861  On this day in history battle of Black Water  

1861  On this day in history constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator  

1862  Skirmish at Jackson/Salem Church, Tenn (80 casualties) on December - 19.  

1864  On this day in history adolf Sandberger, composer  

1865  Hermann Hirt, Magdeburg Prussia, linguist (Indo-European Grammar) on this day in history.  

1867  Victims of "Angola Horror" burned to death (Angola NY) on December - 19.  

1867  Jean-Georges Kastner, composer, dies at 57 on December - 19.  

1869  On this day in history eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer)  

1871  On this day in history albert Jones, New York NY, patents corrugated paper  

1871  Albert L Jones (NYC), patents corrugated paper on this day in history.  

1875  On this day in history carter G Woodson, New Canton Va, American historian (black studies)  

1876  On December - 19 carlo Gatti, composer  

1878  On December - 19 anton Lajovic, composer  

1879  On this day in history beals C Wright, tennis champ (US Open-1905)  

1880  Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer on December - 19.  

1881  On December - 19 the opera "Herodiade" is produced (Brussels)  

1881  Opera "Hérodiade" is produced (Brussels) on December - 19.  

1882  Walter Braunfels, composer on December - 19.  

1883  On December - 19 louis Davids, [Simon David], Dutch cabaret performer/chorus performer  

1884  On December - 19 italy recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State  

1884  Antonin Zapotocky, Czechoslovak president (Ceskoslovensky Spisouatel) on December - 19.  

1885  On this day in history f S Flint, London England, translator/poet (imagist movement)  

1887  Jake Kilrain and Jem Smith fight 106 round bare knuckle draw on December - 19.  

1887  On December - 19 jake Kilrain & Jem Smith fight 106 round bare knuckle draw  

1888  Stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa on this day in history.  

1888  Fritz Reiner, Budapest Hungary, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch) on December - 19.  

1889  On December - 19 bishop Museum founded in Hawaii  

1890  On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Beryl Coronet" (BG)  

1890  Klaas Painter, vicar/antifascist (Occupies possession) [or 1880] on this day in history.  

1891  On this day in history first Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore  

1891  On December - 19 1st Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore  

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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  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 December - 19.  

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

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  Anastasius I, Bishop of Rome (399-401), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1614  On December - 19 melchior Bischoff, composer, dies at 67  

1737  Death of James Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland (b. 1667) on this day in history.  

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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