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 This day in History - February 19
397 Historic Events for February 19
1865

Sven Hedin, Sweden, scientist/explorer (Tibet)

Birth
1869

US Assay Office in Boise, Idaho authorized

Event
1875

Jean B Vuillaume, French violin maker (octobas), dies at 76

Death
1877

Louis Fran‡ois-Marie Aubert, French composer (Habanera)

Birth
1877

Else Berg, German/Dutch painter

Birth
1878

Thomas Alva Edison patents gramophone (phonograph)

Event
1878

Charles F Daubigny, French restaurateur/painter, dies at 61

Death
1880

Arthur Shepherd, composer

Birth
1881

Kansas becomes 1st state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages

Event
1881

Armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle)

Birth
1881

Evert Gorter, founder of Dutch medical child care

Birth
1881

Paul Zech, writer

Birth
1884

Tornadoes in Miss, Ala, NC, SC, Tenn, Ky and In kill 800 people

Event
1886

George Luther Foote, composer

Birth
1887

Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66

Death
1889

Jos‚ Eustasio Rivera, Colombia, poet/novelist (Vortex)

Birth
1891

J C "Farmer" White, cricketer (Somerset slow lefty 1909-37)

Birth
1892

Monty Bowden, cricket Capt (England v S Africa 1889), dies at 26

Death
1893

Cedric Hardwicke, Stourbridge England, actor (Peter Pan, Richard III)

Birth
1893

Pietro Pancrazi, Italian critic (Scrittori d'Oggi)

Birth
1894

Ernesto Camillo Sivori, composer, dies at 78

Death
1894

Herb Pennock, hall of fame pitcher (Yankees, 243 career wins)

Birth
1895

Louis Calhern, NYC, actor (Julius Caesar, Blackboard Jungle)

Birth
1897

Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81

Death
1898

Lauwrens Voorthuyzen, [Lou de Palingboer], Dutch sect leader

Birth