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 This day in History - April 19
498 Historic Events for April 19
1700

Georg Abraham Schneider, composer

Birth
1706

Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies

Death
1713

Emperor Karel VI ends Pragmatic Sanctions

Event
1715

James Nares, composer

Birth
1721

Roger Sherman, signer (Decl of Ind, Constitution)

Birth
1721

Thomas McKean, attorney (signed Declaration of Independence) [or 3/19]

Birth
1728

Francisco Albergati Capacelli, Italian playwright

Birth
1737

Geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder/inoculation propagandist

Birth
1739

Nicholas Saunderson, mathematician, dies

Death
1768

Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist

Birth
1768

Filippo della Valle, Italian sculptor, dies at about 70

Death
1770

Esprit Joseph Antoine Blanchard, composer, dies at 74

Death
1770

Capt James Cook 1st sees Australia

Event
1770

Amsterdam buys Van Aerssens family 1/3 part of Suriname

Event
1771

Giuseppe Cartufo, composer

Birth
1772

David Ricardo, economist

Birth
1772

Johann Peter Kellner, composer, dies at 66

Death
1773

Florian Johann Deller, composer, dies at 43

Death
1774

CW Glucks opera "Iphigenia in Aulis," premieres in Paris

Event
1775

Minutemen Capt John Parker orders not to fire unless fired upon

Event
1775

Revolution begins-Lexington Common, shot "heard round the world"

Event
1776

Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78

Death
1782

Netherlands recognizes US

Event
1785

Alexandre Pierre Fran‡ois Boely, composer

Birth
1791

Richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies

Death