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 This day in History - October 19
373 Historic Events for October 19
1850

Annie S Peck, mountain climber/explorer/diplomat

Birth
1851

Marie-Th‚rŠse-Charlotte, d of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette, dies at 72

Death
1853

1st flour mill in Hawaii begins operations

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1856

James Kelly and Jack Smith fight bareknuckle for 6h15m in Melbourne

Event
1859

Wilhelm Tempel discovers diffuse nebula around Pleid star Merope

Event
1859

Georg Knorr, German engineer (brake system trains)

Birth
1860

Affie Jarvis, cricketer (Australian WK of the late 19th century)

Birth
1862

Auguste LumiŠre, made 1st movie (Workers Leaving LumiŠre Factory)

Birth
1863

Battle of Buckland Mills, VA

Event
1863

John Huston Finley, Ill, editor (NY Times (1937-38)

Birth
1864

Daniel Davidson Bidwell, magistrate/brig-general, dies in battle at 45

Death
1864

Approx 25 Confederates make surprise attack on St Albans, Vermont

Event
1864

Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, Union beats back Conf attackers

Event
1864

US brig-gen Emory Upton (25) promoted to general-major

Event
1865

Godfrey Cripps, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1892, 18 and 3)

Birth
1866

Clarence Lucas, composer

Birth
1868

Bertha Landes, 1st woman elected mayor of a major US city (Seattle)

Birth
1870

1st (4) blacks elected to House of Reps

Event
1870

British SS Cambria leaves for Noth sea coast, 196 killed

Event
1871

Walter B Cannon, US physiologist (Wisdom of the Body)

Birth
1872

World's largest gold nugget (215 kg) found in New South Wales

Event
1873

Jaap Eden, Dutch World Champion cycling and speed skating

Birth
1873

Barton King, cricketer (North America's greatest all-rounder)

Birth
1874

Mary Walsh and Charles Colson are 1st couple to be married in a balloon

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1876

Mordecai (3 finger) Brown, hall of fame pitcher

Birth