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Historical Events In December - 19

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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 December - 19.  

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

1861  Battle of Black Water on December - 19.  

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

1862  Skirmish at Jackson/Salem Church, Tenn (80 casualties) on this day in history.  

1864  On December - 19 adolf Sandberger, composer  

1865  Hermann Hirt, Magdeburg Prussia, linguist (Indo-European Grammar) on December - 19.  

1867  On December - 19 victims of "Angola Horror" burned to death (Angola NY)  

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 December - 19 albert Jones, New York NY, patents corrugated paper  

1871  On December - 19 albert L Jones (NYC), patents corrugated paper  

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

1876  On December - 19 carlo Gatti, composer  

1878  Anton Lajovic, composer on December - 19.  

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

1880  Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1882  On December - 19 walter Braunfels, composer  

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

1884  Italy recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State on this day in history.  

1884  Antonin Zapotocky, Czechoslovak president (Ceskoslovensky Spisouatel) on this day in history.  

1885  F S Flint, London England, translator/poet (imagist movement) on December - 19.  

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

1887  Jake Kilrain & Jem Smith fight 106 round bare knuckle draw on this day in history.  

1888  On this day in history stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa  

1888  On this day in history fritz Reiner, Budapest Hungary, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch)  

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  On this day in history klaas Painter, vicar/antifascist (Occupies possession) [or 1880]  

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 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 this day in history.  

1498  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 December - 19.  

1723  On December - 19 birth of susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother  

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

1737  On this day in history 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 December - 19.  

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