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 This day in History - April 19
498 Historic Events for April 19
1858

May Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress (Apple Annie)

Birth
1858

Siegfried Ochs, composer

Birth
1861

Baltimore riots-4 soldiers, 9 civilians killed

Event
1861

Lincoln orders blockade of Confederate ports (Civil War)

Event
1861

Warden Oncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish farmer/writer

Birth
1862

Simon Fraser, Canadian explorer, dies

Death
1862

Louis Powell Harvey, US governor of Wisconsin, drowns

Death
1863

Union troops/fleet occupy For Huger, Virginia

Event
1863

Felix Blumenfeld, composer

Birth
1864

Naval Engagement at Cherbourg, FR: USS Kearsage vs CSS Alabama

Event
1866

Henri WA Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell)

Birth
1867

Robert Smirke, British architect, dies

Death
1868

Max Von Schillings, German composer/conductor (Der Pfeifertag)

Birth
1870

Camille Marie Stamaty, composer, dies at 59

Death
1870

Andreas Schelfhout, painter/etcher/lithographer, dies at 83

Death
1870

William Henry Havergal, composer, dies at 77

Death
1873

Sydney Barnes, cricketer (probably England's greatest bowler)

Birth
1874

Owen Jones, architect, dies

Death
1874

Firmin Baes, Flemish painter

Birth
1874

Barracks on Alcatraz Island destroyed in fire

Event
1876

Samuel Sebastian Wesley, composer, dies at 65

Death
1876

Hendrik W A E, duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin/king of Netherlands

Birth
1877

Ole Evinrude, inventor (outboard marine engine)

Birth
1877

Opera "Les Cloches de Cornerville" is produced (Paris)

Event
1879

Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz)

Birth