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Historical Events In December - 19

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1891  On December - 19 edward Bernard Andre Maria Raczynski, Poland, pres-in-exile (1979-86)  

1894  Cricket day 5 1T Aus v Eng Eng 437 all out, Aus need 177 are 2-113 on this day in history.  

1894  Ford C Frick, baseball commissioner (1951-65) on this day in history.  

1895  Ingeborg Refling-Hagen, Norwegian author/poet (Loke Saar Havre) on this day in history.  

1896  John Seldon Whale, theologian on December - 19.  

1897  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1902  On December - 19 leonard Hirsch, British violinist/orchestra leader (RAF Symph Orch)  

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

1903  Williamsburg suspension bridge opens between Brooklyn & Manhattan on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  Leonid Brezhnev Russian leader of the Communist Party was born on this day in history.  

1906  On December - 19 the birth of Leonid Brezhnev, Former President and General secretary of the Soviet Union  

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

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

1907  Explosion at Jacobs Creek PA, coal mine kills 239 on December - 19.  

1907  239 workers died in a coal mine explosion in Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania on this day in history.  

1910  Rayon first commercially produced, Marcus Hook PA on this day in history.  

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

1910  On December - 19 jean Genet, Paris France, criminal/novelist/dramatist (The Blacks)  

1913  Jack Johnson fights Jim Johnson to a draw in 10 for hw boxing title on December - 19.  

1913  On this day in history william C De Vries, surgeon/inventor (artificial heart)  

1914  On December - 19 johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87  

1915  On this day in history the birth of Edith Piaf, French singer  

1915  On December - 19 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 December - 19.  

1916  Adriaan van der Veen, Dutch writer (Sister at Sea) on December - 19.  

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

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  On this day in history birth of andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist  

1554  Philip William, Prince of Orange (d. 1618) was born on this day in history.  

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

1683  On this day in history birth of philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)  

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

1714  On December - 19 birth of john Winthrop, American astronomer (d. 1779)  

1723  Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother was born on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1327  Death of Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy on December - 19.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1741  Vitus J Bering, Dutch navigator/explorer, dies on this day in history.  

1749  On this day in history francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer, dies at 76  

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