Historical Events In October - 19
Friday, 28 February 2020
1864 On October - 19 daniel Davidson Bidwell, magistrate/brig-general, dies in battle at 45
1865 Godfrey Cripps, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1892, 18 & 3) on this day in history.
1866 Clarence Lucas, composer on October - 19.
1868 On October - 19 bertha Landes, 1st woman elected mayor of a major US city (Seattle)
1870 Four blacks elected to House of Representatives on October - 19.
1870 1st (4) blacks elected to House of Reps on October - 19.
1871 Walter B Cannon, US physiologist (Wisdom of the Body) on October - 19.
1872 On this day in history world's largest gold nugget (215 kg) found in New South Wales
1873 On this day in history barton King, cricketer (North America's greatest all-rounder)
1874 Mary Walsh & Charles Colson are 1st couple to be married in a balloon on October - 19.
1876 On October - 19 mordecai (3 finger) Brown, hall of fame pitcher
1879 On this day in history afghan's emir Mohammed Yakub forced to resign
1882 On this day in history pierre de Brazza meets Henry Morton Stanley
1882 Vincas Kreve-Mickievicius, Lithuania, poet/philologist/playwright on this day in history.
1888 Moshav Gederah is attacked by Arabs on this day in history.
1888 On October - 19 amaat Vyncke, Flemish missionary/founder (Flemish Wind), dies at 38
1889 Portugal's Luiz I dies at age 51 after a 28-year reign in which slavery has been abolished in every Portuguese colony on October - 19.
1889 On October - 19 uncle Art Satherly, entertainer (1968 Acad of Country Music Award)
1892 On this day in history alexander A Aljechin, Russian/French chess champ (1927-35, 37-46)
1895 Louis Mumford, cultural historian/city planner/writer on October - 19.
1899 On this day in history miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67)
1900 Henry O Tanner, painter, wins Medal of Honor at Paris Exposition on October - 19.
1900 Bill Ponsford, cricketer (great Australian batsman, HS 437 Vic v NSW) on October - 19.
1901 On October - 19 santos-Dumont proves airship maneuverable by circling Eiffel Tower
1901 Edward Elgar's "Pomp & Circumstance March," premieres in Liverpool on this day in history.
1901 On this day in history arleigh A Burke, Colo, admiral (WW II, Solomon Islands, Navy Cross)
1903 Vittorio Giannini, composer on October - 19.
1904 Polytechnic University of the Philippines founded as Manila Business School through the superintendence of the American C.A. O'Reilley on October - 19.
1906 Georges Chemenceau succeeds Sarien premier of France on this day in history.
1907 1st printing of Dutch Tribune (Wijnkoop/Van Ravesteyn/Ceton) on this day in history.
1908 Nils Geirr Tveitt, composer on October - 19.
1909 Robert Beatty, Ontario, actor (Amorous Mr Pawn, Where Eagles Dare) on October - 19.
1909 Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist/criminologist, dies on October - 19.
1910 On this day in history subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, India, astrophysicist (Nobel 1983)