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Historical Events In August - 19

Thursday, 18 April 2019

1831  Stephen Gano Burbridge, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1839  On August - 19 details of Louis Daguerre's 1st practical photographic process are released in Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  Oskar Brefeld, German botanist on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1849  On this day in history nY Herald reports gold discovery in California  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1851  Gioseffo Catrufo, composer, dies at 80 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1859  Charles Comiskey, 1st basemen/manager (Chicago White Sox) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1864  On August - 19 2nd day of battle at Globe Tavern, Virginia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  On this day in history bernard Baruch, financier/presidential adviser (Cold War)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  On August - 19 orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1873  Fred Stone, Longmont CO, acrobat/Broadway actor (Alice Adams) on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On August - 19 george Smith, English assyriologist (script), dies at 36  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1881  On this day in history joseph Labitzky, composer, dies at 79  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 August - 19.  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 this day in history spencer F Baird, US biologist (Wood's Hole Station), dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1889  Jean MMPA de Villiers de l'isle-Adam, French writer (Axel), dies at 60 on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1891  William Huggins describes astronomical application of spectrum on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  On this day in history frantisek Zdenek Xavier Alois Skuhersky, composer, dies at 62  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 August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1398  Marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458) was born on August - 19.  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 August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1558  Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1590  On this day in history 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  On August - 19 birth of elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0440  On August - 19 sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0472  Ricimer, Barbaars general, dies on August - 19.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1186  On August - 19 death of geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  On this day in history death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1284  On this day in history death of alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273)  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 this day in history frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1580  On this day in history andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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