Historical Events In January - 19
Friday, 18 October 2019
1877 Charles Coburn, Savannah Ga, actor (Devil & Miss Jones) on January - 19.
1878 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1879 Marie Koenen, author/wife of Felix Rutten (Wassend Cereal) on this day in history.
1883 On January - 19 the first electric lighting system employing overhead wires, built by Thomas Edison, begins service at Roselle, New Jersey.
1883 Hermann Abendroth, German conductor on January - 19.
1884 Jules Massenet's opera "Manon," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1884 Albert Louis Wolff, composer on January - 19.
1885 On this day in history battle at Abu Klea Sudan 800-1000 killed
1885 Battle at Abu Klea Sudan: 800-1000 killed on January - 19.
1885 On January - 19 fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle
1886 Aurora Ski Club, first in US, founded in Minnesota on this day in history.
1886 On January - 19 aurora Ski Club, 1st in US, founded in Minnesota
1887 Alexander Woollcott, NJ, short story writer (Man Who Came to Dinner) on this day in history.
1892 On January - 19 olafur Thors, Icelandic PM (6 times, 1942-63)
1893 On January - 19 henrik Ibsen's play The Master Builder premieres in Berlin.
1893 On January - 19 julius Eichberg, composer, dies at 68
1894 On January - 19 francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer, dies at 58
1897 On this day in history natacha Rambova, Salt Lake City UT, costume designer
1898 Brown defeats Harvard 6-0 in 1st intercollegiate hockey game on January - 19.
1899 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms on January - 19.
1899 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer on January - 19.
1900 Bubonic plague spreads from Adelaide to Sydney (103 were to die) on this day in history.
1902 On January - 19 heinrich Schmist-Barrien, German author (Moorkeerl)
1903 New bicycle race "Tour de France" announced on this day in history.
1903 On January - 19 the first regular transatlantic radio broadcast between US & England
1903 On this day in history 1st regular transatlantic radio broadcast between US & England
1903 On January - 19 alfred Lane Beit, connoisseur
1904 James Winston Watts, developer (Frontal Lobotomy) on this day in history.
1905 Anne Schumacher Hummert, radio pioneer on January - 19.
1906 On January - 19 gerhart Hauptmann's "Und Pippa Tanzt!," premieres in Berlin
1906 Ish Kabbible, [Merwyn Bogue], Penns, comedian (Kay Kyser's Kollege) on January - 19.
1907 Variety magazine publishes film reviews for the first time on January - 19.
1907 On this day in history lillian Harvey, London England, actress (Invitation to the Waltz)
1909 On January - 19 eugene Walter's "Easiest Way," premieres in NYC