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 This day in History - July 19
406 Historic Events for July 19
1865

Charles Horace Mayo, surgeon/co-founder (Mayo Clinic)

Birth
1866

Tennessee is 1st to ratify 14th Amendment, guaranteeing civil rights

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1867

Reconstruction enacted

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1867

Dutch Red Cross forms

Event
1867

Congress passed 3rd Reconstruction Act over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto

Event
1870

France declares war on Prussia; Franco-Prussian war begins

Event
1873

Louis Zimmermann, violinist/1st concert master of Concert building

Birth
1875

Emma Abbott, a floating hospital for sick kids, makes trial trip, NYC

Event
1877

1st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Spencer W Gore beats Marshall (61 62 64)

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1878

Robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-1st-Member of parliament (About Plato)

Birth
1879

Hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director (KNMI)

Birth
1880

SF Public Library starts lending books

Event
1881

Friedrich J H Dessauer, German physicist (radiologist)

Birth
1881

Adriaan J Zoetmulder, Dutch writer/directer (Eindhovens Dagblad)

Birth
1882

Ivan S Gagarin, Catholic theologist (tudes religieuses), dies at 67

Death
1888

EugŠne Jungers, Belgian governor of Rwanda Urundi

Birth
1892

Thomas Cook, CEO (Cook Travel Bureau), dies at 83

Death
1893

Vladimir Mayakovsky, Soviet Georgia, poet (Ode to Revolution)[OS=7/7]

Birth
1894

Joris [Georges] of Severen, Flemish fascist/Member of parliament

Birth
1895

Ernest H Baillon, French botanist (History of Plants), dies at 67

Death
1895

Charles T Stork, great industrialist (cotton mach factory), dies at 73

Death
1896

Archibald J Cronin, England, author (Citadel, Shining Victory)

Birth
1898

Juan Bautista Plaza-Alfonzo, composer

Birth
1899

Paul de Groot, Dutch communist politician (CPN)/Editor (The Truth)

Birth
1899

National Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, forms

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