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 This day in History - November 19
360 Historic Events for November 19
1827

Isaac Munroe St John, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1880

Birth
1828

Franz P Schubert, Austria composer (That Sch”ne Mllerin), dies at 31

Death
1831

James A Garfield, Ohio, gen/(R) 20th Pres (March 4-Sept 19, 1881)

Birth
1833

Wilhelm Dilthey, German philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans)

Birth
1834

Georg H Quincke, German physicist (test of Quincke)

Birth
1835

Fitzhugh Lee, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1905

Birth
1837

Floridsdorf-Deutsch Wagram railway in Austria opens

Event
1846

Emile C Wauters, Belgium, painter (Van der Goes in the Red Monastery)

Birth
1850

Lord Tennyson becomes British poet laureate

Event
1854

Alberich Zwyssig, composer, dies at 46

Death
1855

Billy Bates, cricketer (England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883)

Birth
1859

Mikhail Mikhayl Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russia, musician (Armenian Rhapsody)

Birth
1861

Julia Ward Howe committed "Battle Hymn of the Republic" to paper

Event
1863

Lincoln delivers his address in Gettysburg; "4 score and 7 years..."

Event
1864

George Barbier, Phila, actor (Tarzan's Revenge, Wife vs Secretary)

Birth
1870

Vicente Lleo, composer

Birth
1874

Karl Adrian Wohlfart, composer

Birth
1874

William Marcy "Boss" Tweed, of Tammany Hall (NYC) convicted of defrauding city of $6M, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment

Event
1875

Michael I Kalinin, Russian metal worker/head of state

Birth
1879

Karel van den Oever, Flemish author/poet (Geuzenstad)

Birth
1879

Natl Assoc of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter

Event
1880

Bernard de Hair, vicar/poet/church historian, dies at 74

Death
1885

Erskine Sanford, Trinidad CO, actor (Angel on My Shoulder)

Birth
1886

Fernand Crommelynck, Belgian playwright (Le Cocu Magnificent)

Birth
1887

Emma Lazarus, US poet ("Give us your tired and poor"), dies in NY at 38

Death