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 This day in History - December 19
369 Historic Events for December 19
1783

Charles-Julien Brianchon, France, mathematician (Brianchon's theorem)

Birth
1783

English govt of Pitt Jr forms

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1788

Chinese troops occupy capital Thang Long Vietnam

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1790

William Parry, England, Arctic explorer

Birth
1792

[Andries] Hendrik Potgieter, Cape Colony, settled Transvaal

Birth
1795

1st state appropriation of money for road building, Kentucky

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1796

Manuel Breton de los Herreros, Quel Spain, poet/comic playwright

Birth
1797

Josef Theodor Krov, composer

Birth
1798

Charles-Joseph Panckoucke, publisher (Moniteur Universel), dies at 62

Death
1800

Georg Peter Weimar, composer, dies at 66

Death
1804

Mary Bright, British PM Rockingham, dies

Death
1809

Pierre-Joseph van Beneden, Belg, paleont (life cycle of tapeworms)

Birth
1810

Johann Heinrich Egli, composer, dies at 68

Death
1813

Thomas Andrews, Belfast Ireland, chemist/physicist (ozone)

Birth
1814

Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, Ohio, US Secretary of War (1861-65)

Birth
1815

Robert Hudson, composer, dies at 83

Death
1815

Michel Woldemar, composer, dies at 65

Death
1817

James Jay Archer, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1864

Birth
1819

James Clifford Veatch, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1895

Birth
1821

Mary Ashton Livermore, American reformer/women's suffrage leader

Birth
1823

Nicolas-Joseph Hullmandel, composer, dies at 67

Death
1823

Georgia passes 1st US state birth registration law

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1824

Hercules Robinson, Ire, South Africa Commissioner (1880-89, 1895-97)

Birth
1825

George Frederick Bristow, composer

Birth
1828

South Carolina declares right of states to nullify federal laws

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