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Historical Events In December - 19

Friday, 03 July 2020

1852  On December - 19 a[lbert] A Michelson, Strelno Prussia, US physicist (Nobel 1907)  

1854  On this day in history allen Wilson of Conn patents sewing machine to sew curving seams  

1859  On December - 19 grading started for Market Street RR  

1861  Battle of Black Water on this day in history.  

1861  Constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history skirmish at Jackson/Salem Church, Tenn (80 casualties)  

1864  On December - 19 adolf Sandberger, composer  

1865  On this day in history hermann Hirt, Magdeburg Prussia, linguist (Indo-European Grammar)  

1867  Victims of "Angola Horror" burned to death (Angola NY) on this day in history.  

1867  On this day in history jean-Georges Kastner, composer, dies at 57  

1869  Eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer) on this day in history.  

1871  Albert Jones, New York NY, patents corrugated paper on this day in history.  

1871  Albert L Jones (NYC), patents corrugated paper on December - 19.  

1875  On December - 19 carter G Woodson, New Canton Va, American historian (black studies)  

1876  Carlo Gatti, composer on this day in history.  

1878  Anton Lajovic, composer on December - 19.  

1879  On December - 19 beals C Wright, tennis champ (US Open-1905)  

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

1881  The opera "Herodiade" is produced (Brussels) on this day in history.  

1881  On this day in history opera "Hérodiade" is produced (Brussels)  

1882  On this day in history walter Braunfels, composer  

1883  Louis Davids, [Simon David], Dutch cabaret performer/chorus performer on this day in history.  

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

1884  On December - 19 antonin Zapotocky, Czechoslovak president (Ceskoslovensky Spisouatel)  

1885  On December - 19 f S Flint, London England, translator/poet (imagist movement)  

1887  On this day in history jake Kilrain and Jem Smith fight 106 round bare knuckle draw  

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

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

1888  On December - 19 fritz Reiner, Budapest Hungary, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch)  

1889  Bishop Museum founded in Hawaii on December - 19.  

1890  Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Beryl Coronet" (BG) on this day in history.  

1890  Klaas Painter, vicar/antifascist (Occupies possession) [or 1880] on December - 19.  

1891  First Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore on this day in history.  

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

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

1554  On December - 19 birth of philip William, Prince of Orange (d. 1618)  

1676  Louis-Nicholas Clerambault, Paris France, composer/organist was born on December - 19.  

1683  On December - 19 birth of philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)  

1699  On this day in history birth of william Bowyer, English printer (d. 1777)  

1714  John Winthrop, American astronomer (d. 1779) was born on this day in history.  

1723  Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother was born on December - 19.  

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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 December - 19.  

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  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  Vitus J Bering, Dutch navigator/explorer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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