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 This day in History - December 19
369 Historic Events for December 19
1925

Tankred Torst, writer

Birth
1925

Jimmy Dickens, Bolt WV, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)

Birth
1925

Jose Ignacio Quinton, composer, dies at 44

Death
1926

Bobby Layne, NFL QB (Detroit Lions)

Birth
1926

Jeanne Kirkpatrick, US ambassador to UN

Birth
1928

Michael Hurd, composer

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1928

Galt MacDermot, Montreal Canada, composer (Letting Down My Hair)

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1928

1st autogiro (predecessor of helicopter) flight in US

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1929

Herman T M Lauxtermann, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)

Birth
1930

Johnny Douglas, cricketer (soccer int, boxing gold medal), drowns

Death
1930

James Weldon Johnson resigns as executive secretary of NAACP

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1931

Bradman scores 112 Australia v South Africa at cricket SCG

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1931

Joseph A Lyons (C) becomes premier of Australia

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1932

British Broadcasting Corp begins transmitting overseas

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1933

Cicely Tyson, Harlem NYC, actress (Roots, Miss Jane Pittman)

Birth
1933

Electric Home and Farm Authority Inc, authorized

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1933

James Booth, London England, actor/writer (Zulu, Robbery, Revenge)

Birth
1934

Japan agress to fleet treaty of 1922 and 1930

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1934

Al Kaline, Baltimore MD, Hall of Fame outfielder (Detroit Tigers)

Birth
1934

Rudi Carrell, [Rudolf W Kesselman], Dutch showmaster

Birth
1939

Russian air and ground attack against Finnish positions near Summa

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1939

Eric Fogg, composer, dies at 36

Death
1939

Karl Wagenfeld, Low German writer (Lucifer, Death and Devil), dies at 70

Death
1939

Willem Benoy, Flemish actor/director (The White), dies at 57

Death
1940

Phil Ochs, El Paso Tx, anti-war folk singer (Joe Hill, War is Over)

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