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Historical Events In December - 19

Sunday, 13 June 2021

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

1894  On this day in history 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  On December - 19 ingeborg Refling-Hagen, Norwegian author/poet (Loke Saar Havre)  

1896  On this day in history john Seldon Whale, theologian  

1897  Louis Darquier de Pellepoix, France, anti-Semite/nazi collaborator on this day in history.  

1901  On December - 19 oliver [Hazard Perry] La Farge, NYC, anthropologist/novelist  

1902  On this day in history the birth of Sir Ralph Richardson, English actor  

1902  On this day in history leonard Hirsch, British violinist/orchestra leader (RAF Symph Orch)  

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

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

1903  Cyril Dean Darlington, England, biologist (hereditary mechanisms) on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history 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 December - 19.  

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

1906  On December - 19 h Allen Smith, Ill, humorist/author (Low Man on Totem Pole)  

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

1907  On December - 19 explosion at Jacobs Creek PA, coal mine kills 239  

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

1910  On December - 19 rayon first commercially produced, Marcus Hook PA  

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

1910  On this day in history jean Genet, Paris France, criminal/novelist/dramatist (The Blacks)  

1913  On this day in history jack Johnson fights Jim Johnson to a draw in 10 for hw boxing title  

1913  William C De Vries, surgeon/inventor (artificial heart) on December - 19.  

1914  Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

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

1915  On this day in history alvis Alzheimer, German neurologist (Alzheimer Disease), dies at 51  

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  On December - 19 graham Sharp, ice skater  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1036  On December - 19 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  On December - 19 birth of philip William, Prince of Orange (d. 1618)  

1676  On this day in history birth of louis-Nicholas Clerambault, Paris France, composer/organist  

1683  On December - 19 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 this day in history birth of john Winthrop, American astronomer (d. 1779)  

1723  On December - 19 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  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 December - 19.  

1370  Urban V, [Guillaume de Grimoard], 1st Avignon Pope (1362-70), dies on December - 19.  

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

1737  On December - 19 death of james Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland (b. 1667)  

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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