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 This day in History - March 19
399 Historic Events for March 19
1813

David Livingstone, Scotland, explorer (found by Stanley in Africa)

Birth
1816

Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer

Birth
1817

Lewis Henry Little, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

Birth
1819

David Henry Williams, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1891

Birth
1821

William Allingham, Irish poet (Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland)

Birth
1821

Richard Burton, explorer/translator (Arabian Nights)

Birth
1821

Francis Barretto Spinola, Brig General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1822

Boston, Mass incorporated as a city

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1823

Cornelis A van Sypesteyn, Dutch governor of Surinam (1873-82)

Birth
1827

Alexander Shaler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1911

Birth
1831

1st US bank robbery (City Bank, NY/$245,000)

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1837

Robert Daniel Johnston, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1919

Birth
1844

Ulrika "Minna" Cant-Johnstown, Finnish playwright (Kovan onnen lapsia)

Birth
1845

George Augustus Kollmann, composer, dies at 56

Death
1845

Willem H de Beaufort, Dutch historian/politician

Birth
1847

Constantin Dimitrescu, composer

Birth
1848

Wyatt Earp, Monmouth Ill, sheriff (OK Corral)

Birth
1850

Adalbert Gyrowetz, composer, dies at 87

Death
1851

Roque S enz Pe¤a, pres of Argentina (1910-14)

Birth
1859

Opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod premieres in Paris

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1860

William Jennings Bryan, "The Great Commoner" orator/statesman

Birth
1862

F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari), dies at 73

Death
1864

Opera "Mireille" premieres in Paris

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1865

Battle of Bentonville-Confederates retreat from Greenville NC

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1866

Louis Clapisson, composer, dies at 57

Death