Historical Events In October - 19
Wednesday, 26 February 2020
1781 On this day in history cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown at 2 PM; Revolutionary War ends
1781 The American War of Independence ends with the surrender of Lord Cornwallis to George Washington at Yorktown, USA on October - 19.
1784 On October - 19 john McLoughlin, Hudson's Bay Co pioneer in Oregon Country
1786 Pietro Alessandro Pavona, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1790 On October - 19 lyman Hall, US physician/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 66
1792 On October - 19 dirk Donker Curtius, Dutch attorney/minister of Justice (liberal)
1793 On this day in history francisco Morera, composer, dies at 62
1810 Cassius Marcellus Clay, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1903 on October - 19.
1810 On this day in history jean-Georges Noverre, French choreographer (ballet d'action), dies
1812 On October - 19 napoleon begins his retreat from Moscow
1813 Josef Poniatovski, Polish gen/marshal of France, dies in battle on this day in history.
1818 On this day in history uS & Chicasaw Indians sign a treaty
1819 On this day in history joseph C Juglar, French physician/economist (Crises Commercial)
1822 On October - 19 in Parna√≠ba; Simpl√≠cio Dias da Silva, Jo√£o C√Ęndido de Deus e Silva and Domingos Dias declare the independent state of Piau√≠.
1824 Frantisek Pivoda, composer on this day in history.
1828 On October - 19 adolfo Fumagalli, composer
1834 Francis Channing Barlow, US lawyer/gen-major/co-founder (ABA) on October - 19.
1834 On this day in history cornelis Loots, accountant/poet (Volkswoede), dies at 69
1835 On October - 19 henry Doeff, translator (Dutch-Japanese dictionary), dies at 57
1838 Henry Fagel, baron/court clerk of States-General/diplomat, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1845 On this day in history richard Wagners opera "Tannh√§user," premieres in Dresden
1849 Elizabeth Blackwell became first woman in US to receive medical degree on this day in history.
1850 On October - 19 annie S Peck, mountain climber/explorer/diplomat
1853 First flour mill in Hawaii begins operations on October - 19.
1853 1st flour mill in Hawaii begins operations on this day in history.
1856 On October - 19 james Kelly & Jack Smith fight bareknuckle for 6h15m in Melbourne
1859 Wilhelm Tempel discovers diffuse nebula around Pleid star Merope on October - 19.
1859 Georg Knorr, German engineer (brake system trains) on this day in history.
1860 On October - 19 affie Jarvis, cricketer (Australian WK of the late 19th century)
1862 On October - 19 the birth of Auguste Lumiere, French photographic pioneer
1862 On October - 19 auguste Lumi√®re, made 1st movie (Workers Leaving Lumi√®re Factory)
1863 Battle of Buckland Mills, VA on October - 19.
1863 John Huston Finley, Ill, editor (NY Times (1937-38) on October - 19.
1864 On October - 19 approx 25 Confederates make surprise attack on St Albans, Vermont