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 This day in History - June 19
403 Historic Events for June 19
1708

Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer

Birth
1717

Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, composer

Birth
1730

Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, composer, dies at 49

Death
1741

Reinier Vinkeles, Dutch engraver/art collector

Birth
1747

Nadir, shah of Persia (1736-47), murdered

Death
1747

Alessandro Marcello, composer, dies at 77

Death
1749

Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, France, chairman (National Convention)

Birth
1754

Albany Congress held by 7 British colonies and Iroquois indians

Event
1759

Charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31

Death
1762

Johann Ernst Eberlin, composer, dies at 60

Death
1764

Jos‚ Gervasio Artigas, general/father of Uruguay

Birth
1764

John Barrow, England, founded Royal Geographical Society

Birth
1766

Edmund Weber, composer

Birth
1770

General Church of New Jerusalem established

Event
1778

Washington's troops finally leave Valley Forge

Event
1782

John Bray, composer

Birth
1782

Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer (L'avenir)

Birth
1783

Thomas Sully, US portrait painter (Queen Victoria)

Birth
1787

John Brown, (British?) theologist, dies

Death
1790

John Gibson, British (?) sculptor

Birth
1792

Gustav Schwab, writer

Birth
1794

Richard H Lee, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 62

Death
1810

Ferdinand David, violist/compser (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels)

Birth
1811

Samuel Chase, US judge (signed Declar of Independence), dies at 70

Death
1811

Henry Prince, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892

Birth