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 This day in History - July 19
406 Historic Events for July 19
1627

Dirck R "Didericus" Camphuysen, poet/printer/vicar, dies at about 41

Death
1639

French troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan

Event
1674

Court of Holland bans books of Hobbes/Spinoza/Meyer

Event
1688

Cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50

Death
1688

Soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo

Event
1700

Hieronymus Gradenthaler, composer, dies at 62

Death
1702

Swedish troops under King Charles XII occupy Crack¢w

Event
1730

Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, composer, dies at 49

Death
1735

Garret Wesley Mornington, composer

Birth
1740

Fran‡ois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71

Death
1742

Jean-Baptiste Davaux, composer

Birth
1742

John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor, dies at 45

Death
1750

Alessio Prati, composer

Birth
1782

Jonathan Blewitt, composer

Birth
1789

John Martin, English painter

Birth
1797

Johann Gottlieb Schneider, composer

Birth
1810

Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III, dies at 34

Death
1811

Christian Gotthilf Tag, composer, dies at 76

Death
1811

Vincenz Lachner, composer

Birth
1814

Matthew Flinders, English cartographer (Australia coast), dies at 40

Death
1814

Samuel Colt, US inventor (Colt 6 shot revolver)

Birth
1816

Survivors of French frigate Medusa rescued off Senegal after 17 days

Event
1817

Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke, US, army nurse (union)

Birth
1819

Gottfried Keller, writer

Birth
1823

George Henry Gordon, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth