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Historical Events In December - 19

Friday, 18 September 2020

1891  Edward Bernard Andre Maria Raczynski, Poland, pres-in-exile (1979-86) on December - 19.  

1894  On December - 19 cricket day 5 1T Aus v Eng Eng 437 all out, Aus need 177 are 2-113  

1894  On this day in history ford C Frick, baseball commissioner (1951-65)  

1895  Ingeborg Refling-Hagen, Norwegian author/poet (Loke Saar Havre) on December - 19.  

1896  On this day in history john Seldon Whale, theologian  

1897  On December - 19 louis Darquier de Pellepoix, France, anti-Semite/nazi collaborator  

1901  Oliver [Hazard Perry] La Farge, NYC, anthropologist/novelist on December - 19.  

1902  The birth of Sir Ralph Richardson, English actor on December - 19.  

1902  Leonard Hirsch, British violinist/orchestra leader (RAF Symph Orch) on December - 19.  

1903  On December - 19 williamsburg suspension bridge opens between Brooklyn and Manhattan  

1903  Williamsburg suspension bridge opens between Brooklyn & Manhattan on December - 19.  

1903  On December - 19 cyril Dean Darlington, England, biologist (hereditary mechanisms)  

1904  On December - 19 the Dawson City (Yukon) hockey team starts walking towards Seattle to catch a train to Ottawa to play in the Stanley Cup on Jan 13 1905  

1904  On December - 19 dawson City hockey team begins 9 day walk to get a boat to Seattle to catch a train to Ottawa to play in Stanley Cup on Jan 13 1905  

1905  On December - 19 charles Robert Owen Medley, dancer/choreographer  

1906  On December - 19 leonid Brezhnev Russian leader of the Communist Party was born  

1906  On this day in history the birth of Leonid Brezhnev, Former President and General secretary of the Soviet Union  

1906  On this day in history h Allen Smith, Ill, humorist/author (Low Man on Totem Pole)  

1907  On December - 19 239 workers died in a coal mine explosion in Jacobs Creek PA  

1907  Explosion at Jacobs Creek PA, coal mine kills 239 on this day in history.  

1907  239 workers died in a coal mine explosion in Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania on December - 19.  

1910  Rayon first commercially produced, Marcus Hook PA on December - 19.  

1910  On this day in history 1st city ordinace requiring white & black residential areas (Balt)  

1910  Jean Genet, Paris France, criminal/novelist/dramatist (The Blacks) on this day in history.  

1913  Jack Johnson fights Jim Johnson to a draw in 10 for hw boxing title on this day in history.  

1913  William C De Vries, surgeon/inventor (artificial heart) on this day in history.  

1914  Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87 on December - 19.  

1915  The birth of Edith Piaf, French singer on this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history edith Piaf, [E Giovanna Gassion], Paris, chanteuse (Little Sparrow)  

1915  Alvis Alzheimer, German neurologist (Alzheimer Disease), dies at 51 on December - 19.  

1916  Suriname Bauxite Company forms in Paramaribo on this day in history.  

1916  Adriaan van der Veen, Dutch writer (Sister at Sea) on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history 1st NHL game played on artificial ice (Toronto)  

1917  Graham Sharp, ice skater on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1699  William Bowyer, English printer (d. 1777) was born on December - 19.  

1714  On this day in history birth of john Winthrop, American astronomer (d. 1779)  

1723  On this day in history 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 December - 19.  

1075  Death of Edith of Wessex, wife of Edward the Confessor of England on December - 19.  

1327  On December - 19 death of agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy  

1370  Urban V, [Guillaume de Grimoard], 1st Avignon Pope (1362-70), dies on this day in history.  

1614  Melchior Bischoff, composer, dies at 67 on December - 19.  

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

1741  On December - 19 vitus J Bering, Dutch navigator/explorer, dies  

1749  On December - 19 francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer, dies at 76  

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