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 This day in History - June 19
403 Historic Events for June 19
1814

Johannes H Weissenbruch, landscape painter

Birth
1815

John William Glover, composer

Birth
1820

Joseph Banks, English natural historian (Cook/Australia), dies

Death
1822

John Bray, composer, dies on 40th birthday

Death
1825

Gioacchino Rossini's "Il viaggio a Reims," premieres

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1829

Sir Robert Peel found London Metropolitan Police (Bobbies)

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1834

Edgar H G Degas, French painter (ballerina)

Birth
1835

New Orleans gives US govt Jackson Square to be used as a mint

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1837

Aleksander A Bestoezjev-Marlinsky, Russian writer, dies in battle

Death
1840

John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrial/orangist, dies at 50

Death
1842

Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer

Birth
1843

Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer

Birth
1846

1st baseball game (Cartwright Rules)-NY Nines 23, Knickerbockers 1

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1848

Elizabeth Stanton and Lucretia Mott open 1st women's rights convention

Event
1850

Swedish/Norwegian crown prince Charles weds Dutch princess Wilhelmina

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1854

Alfredo Catalani, composer

Birth
1856

Elbert Hubbard, US, editor/publisher/author (Message to Garcia)

Birth
1858

Charles Haddon George Alexander, [George Samson], British actor

Birth
1858

Dirk Fock, governor-general of Neth Indies (1921-26)

Birth
1861

Anaheim Post Office established

Event
1861

Jos‚ Protasio Rizal, Philippine optician/author/nationalist

Birth
1861

Douglas Haig, British fieldmarshal (Sudan, WW I)

Birth
1861

Francis Pierpont is elected provisional governor of West Virginia

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1862

Slavery outlawed in US territories

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1863

Battle at Middleburg Virginia (100+ casualties)

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