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 This day in History - February 19
397 Historic Events for February 19
1817

Willem III, last male King of Netherlands (1849-90)

Birth
1819

Mark Prager Lindo, English/Dutch author/novelist/writer

Birth
1821

Francis Preston Blair Jr, Lexington Ky, (Rep-Missouri)

Birth
1822

Jeronymo Francisco de Lima, composer, dies at 78

Death
1824

Constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educator [NS=Mar 2]

Birth
1825

Franz Grillparzer's "Konig Ottokars Gluck," premieres in Vienna

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1827

Charles Robert Woods, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1855

Birth
1828

Johannes von Miquel, German politician

Birth
1831

1st practical US coal-burning locomotive makes 1st trial run, Penn

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1833

lie Ducommun, Switzerland, writer/pacifist (Nobel 1902)

Birth
1837

Georg Bchner, German playwright (Leonce und Lena), dies at 23

Death
1841

Felipe Pedrell, composer

Birth
1843

Adelina Patti, Madrid Spain, opera soprano (Lucio)

Birth
1846

Texas state govt formally installed in Austin

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1856

Tin-type camera patented by Hamilton Smith, Gambier, Ohio

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1858

Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, composer, dies at 78

Death
1859

Dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity 1st time this defense is successfully used

Event
1859

Svante August Arhenius, Swedish physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903)

Birth
1861

Russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom [NS=Mar 3]

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1863

Augusto Bernardino Legu¡a y Salcedo, president of Per£ (1908, 1919)

Birth
1863

Emanuel Moor, composer

Birth
1864

Knights of Pythias form 1st lodge in Wash DC (12 members)

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1864

William Edwin Baldwin, US Confederate brig-general, dies

Death
1864

Aritius S Talma, Dutch minister of Agriculture (Work Law of 1911)

Birth
1865

Adrian van Oordt, Dutch writer (neo-romantic)

Birth