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 This day in History - December 19
369 Historic Events for December 19
1894

Ford C Frick, baseball commissioner (1951-65)

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1894

Paul Dessau, Hamburg Germany, composer/conducter (Berlin, 1925-33)

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1894

Yoshida Isoya, Tokyo Japan, architect (modern sukiya style)

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1895

Ingeborg Refling-Hagen, Norwegian author/poet (Loke Saar Havre)

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1895

Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Jazz Player)

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1896

John Seldon Whale, theologian

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1897

Louis Darquier de Pellepoix, France, anti-Semite/nazi collaborator

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1901

Vitorino Nem‚sio, Portuguese author (Presen‡a)

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1901

Oliver [Hazard Perry] La Farge, NYC, anthropologist/novelist

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1902

Leonard Hirsch, British violinist/orchestra leader (RAF Symph Orch)

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1902

Ralph Richardson, England, actor (Anna Karenina, Dr Zhivago)

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1903

Williamsburg suspension bridge opens between Brooklyn and Manhattan

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1903

Theo Harych, writer

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1903

Cyril Dean Darlington, England, biologist (hereditary mechanisms)

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1903

George Davis Snell, Bradford Mass, geneticist (H-2 gene)

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1903

George Snell, genetecist

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1904

Dawson City hockey team begins 9 day walk to get a boat to Seattle to catch a train to Ottawa to play in Stanley Cup on Jan 13 1905

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1905

Charles Robert Owen Medley, dancer/choreographer

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1906

Leonid I Brezhnev, Ukraine, 1st Secretary of USSR (1964-82)

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1906

H Allen Smith, Ill, humorist/author (Low Man on Totem Pole)

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1907

Gas explosion at Jacobs Creek Pa, coal mine kills 239

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1907

239 workers died in a coal mine explosion in Jacobs Creek, Penn

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1910

1st city ordinace requiring white and black residential areas (Balt)

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1910

Jose Lezama Lima, Havana Cuba, poet/novelist

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1910

Rayon 1st commercially produced, Marcus Hook, Penn

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