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 This day in History - December 19
369 Historic Events for December 19
1832

John Kirk Barry, Scot, Dr/companion to explorer David Livingstone

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1835

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin approaches NZ

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1836

Maria L Sanford, pioneer educator (PTA)

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1837

John Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

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1842

US recognizes independence of Hawaii

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1843

Charles Dickens publishes "A Christmas Carol," in England

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1848

Adam FJA van Duyn, governor of South Holland, dies at 77

Death
1849

Henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke and steel operation

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1851

J M William Turner, British painter (Rain, Steam and Speed), dies at 76

Death
1852

A[lbert] A Michelson, Strelno Prussia, US physicist (Nobel 1907)

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1854

Allen Wilson of Conn patents sewing machine to sew curving seams

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1859

Grading started for Market Street RR

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1861

Constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator

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1861

Battle of Black Water

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1861

Italo Svevo, Trieste Austria, Italian novelist (La Coscienza di Zeno)

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1862

Skirmish at Jackson/Salem Church, Tenn (80 casualties)

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1864

Adolf Sandberger, composer

Birth
1865

Hermann Hirt, Magdeburg Prussia, linguist (Indo-European Grammar)

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1865

Tikhon Toropets, Pskov Russia, patriarch of Russian Orthodox/saint

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1865

Minnie Maddern Fiske, New Orleans La, actress (Henrik Ibsen's plays)

Birth
1867

Jean-Georges Kastner, composer, dies at 57

Death
1867

Victims of "Angola Horror" burned to death (Angola NY)

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1869

Eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer)

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1871

Albert L Jones (NYC), patents corrugated paper

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1875

Carter G Woodson, New Canton Va, American historian (black studies)

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