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 This day in History - April 19
498 Historic Events for April 19
1881

Michel Abeloos, Flemish sculptor, dies at 53

Death
1881

Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies

Death
1882

Charles Robert Darwin, evolutionist (Origin of Species), dies

Death
1883

Get£lio Vargas, president of Brazil (1930-45, 1951-54), modernizer

Birth
1888

William L Axt, composer

Birth
1889

Warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies

Death
1890

Lou Bandy, [Lodewijk F Dieben], revue-artist (Look for the Sun)

Birth
1890

Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in Brussels

Event
1891

Ricardo Bacchelli, Italian writer/poet (La Ronda)

Birth
1891

Francoise Rosay, Paris, actress (Interlude, Women in Prison, Saraband)

Birth
1892

Charles Duryea takes 1st American-made auto out for a spin (Mass)

Event
1892

Germaine Tailleferre, [Les Six], Pau-St-Maur France, composer

Birth
1893

John Addington Symonds, critic/poet, dies

Death
1894

Jules Massenet's opera "Werther," premieres in NYC

Event
1895

George Scharf, critic, dies

Death
1895

Victor J van Hinsbergh, South Neth engraver (PTT-stempels), dies at 70

Death
1896

Herzl's "The Jewish State" is published

Event
1897

1st performance of Debussy's "Pell‚as et M‚lisande"

Event
1897

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, sculptor/art benefactor

Birth
1897

1st American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2:55:10 (Boston)

Event
1897

Vivienne Segal, Phila, Broadway actress (Pal Joey)

Birth
1897

1st Boston Marathon won by John McDermott of NY in 2:55:10

Event
1898

2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00

Event
1898

Constance Talmadge, Brooklyn NY, comedienne/actress (Intolerance)

Birth
1898

Sybil Andrews, English/Canadian painter

Birth