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Historical Events In December - 19

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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 this day in history.  

1861  On December - 19 constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator  

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

1864  On this day in history adolf Sandberger, composer  

1865  On December - 19 hermann Hirt, Magdeburg Prussia, linguist (Indo-European Grammar)  

1867  On this day in history victims of "Angola Horror" burned to death (Angola NY)  

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

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  On this day in history 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  On December - 19 nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer  

1881  The opera "Herodiade" is produced (Brussels) on December - 19.  

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

1882  Walter Braunfels, composer on this day in history.  

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

1884  On this day in history italy recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State  

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

1888  On December - 19 stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa  

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

1889  Bishop Museum founded in Hawaii on December - 19.  

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

1890  On December - 19 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  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  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  Philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46) was born on December - 19.  

1699  William Bowyer, English printer (d. 1777) was born on this day in history.  

1714  John Winthrop, American astronomer (d. 1779) was born on December - 19.  

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  On this day in history 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  Melchior Bischoff, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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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