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Historical Events In August - 19

Thursday, 21 February 2019

1831  Stephen Gano Burbridge, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  On this day in history hMS Beagle anchors at Angra Azores  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  Details of Louis Daguerre's 1st practical photographic process are released in Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  Oskar Brefeld, German botanist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  On August - 19 minna Canth, Finland, novelist/playwright (social evils)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1848  Gustave Caillebotte, French shipbuilding design/painter (Rue de Paris) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1849  On August - 19 nY Herald reports gold discovery in California  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  On this day in history frans Schollaert, Belgian premier (1908-11)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  On this day in history gioseffo Catrufo, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  Edith Nesbit, England, children books author (Railway Children) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1859  Charles Comiskey, 1st basemen/manager (Chicago White Sox) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1860  On August - 19 john Kane, Scottish-born US primitivist painter (Self-Portrait)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  Confederacy Congress allies with govt of MO on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  2nd day of battle at Globe Tavern, Virginia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  On August - 19 bernard Baruch, financier/presidential adviser (Cold War)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  Orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1872  On this day in history eugene-Prosper Prevost, composer, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  On this day in history fred Stone, Longmont CO, acrobat/Broadway actor (Alice Adams)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On this day in history george Smith, English assyriologist (script), dies at 36  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  Manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, 1st president of Philippines (1935-42) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  Georges Enesco, [or Enescu], Romania, composer (Romanian Dances) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  Joseph Labitzky, composer, dies at 79 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  The birth of Gabrielle (aka Coco) Chanel, French designer on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  Elsie Ferguson, NY, actress (Lie, Footlights, Scarlet Pages) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  Robert Heger, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  On this day in history first beauty contest (Spa, Belgium), 18 yr old West Indian wins  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  1st beauty contest (Spa, Belgium), 18 yr old West Indian wins on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  On August - 19 spencer F Baird, US biologist (Wood's Hole Station), dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  On August - 19 arthur Waley, sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  Jean MMPA de Villiers de l'isle-Adam, French writer (Axel), dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Yves Alix, French painter/graphic artist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  On August - 19 william Huggins describes astronomical application of spectrum  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  Frantisek Zdenek Xavier Alois Skuhersky, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  Alfred Lunt, Milwaukee WI, Broadway actor (Emmy 1965) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1342  Katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1398  Marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  On August - 19 birth of lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1608) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1558  On this day in history birth of paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1590  On August - 19 birth of henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0440  On this day in history sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0472  Ricimer, Barbaars general, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1186  On this day in history death of geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  On August - 19 death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1284  Death of Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1297  On August - 19 death of saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  On August - 19 frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1580  On August - 19 andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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