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 This day in History - November 19
360 Historic Events for November 19
1887

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Dying Detective" (BG)

Event
1888

Jos‚ Ra£l Capablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27)

Birth
1893

1st newspaper color supplement (NY World)

Event
1894

1st mushroom on a stamp (China 1 and 5 Ap)

Event
1894

Dutch troops occupy and plunders palace of Tjakra Negara, Lombok

Event
1895

Frederick E Blaisdell patents the pencil

Event
1896

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Sussex Vampire" (BG)

Event
1899

Allen Tate, US, poet (Mr Pope and Other Poems)

Birth
1899

[Maria] Catharina Beersmans, Belgian actress (Medea), dies at 55

Death
1900

Anna Seghers, [Netty Radvanyi-Reiling], German author (7th Cross)

Birth
1900

Anton Walbrook, [Adolf Wohlbrook], Vienna Austria, actor (Laura)

Birth
1902

Trevor Bardette, Nashville AR, actor (Refugee, None Shall Escape)

Birth
1903

Fritz Schmidt, German street photographer

Birth
1903

Carrie Nation attempts to address Senate

Event
1904

Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter

Birth
1904

Nancy Carroll, [Ann V LaHiff], NYC, actress (Alice-Aldrich Family)

Birth
1905

Tommy Dorsey, Mahanoy Plane Pa, orch leader (Stage Show, Mahogany)

Birth
1906

London selected to host 1908 Olympics

Event
1906

Jacques Leguerney, composer

Birth
1906

Henri Temianka, composer

Birth
1907

Christian J H English, [Luc Tournier], Neth/Cura‡aos painter/composer

Birth
1908

Mikhail Ivanovich Chulaki, composer

Birth
1908

Alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches)

Birth
1908

Albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79

Death
1909

Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper denies corruption

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