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 This day in History - September 19
342 Historic Events for September 19
1898

Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71)

Birth
1900

Solomon Pimsleur, composer

Birth
1901

11 baseball games canceled due to funeral of Pres William McKinley

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1901

Joseph Pasternak, film producer (Anchors Aweigh, Date With Judy)

Birth
1902

James Van Alen, created Simplified Scoring System for tennis

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1902

Pieter John Bouman, sociologist/historian

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1902

Maria Hendrika, Queen of the Belgians, dies

Death
1903

King Leopold II deny Belgian cruelty in Congo

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1904

Karen Aabye, Danish author (Less bedstemor there jomfru)

Birth
1904

Bergen Evans, Ohio, English professor ($64,000 Question)

Birth
1904

Gen Nogi's assault on Port Arthur: 16,000 Japanese casualties

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1905

James Holland, artist/exhibition organiser

Birth
1905

Betty Garde, Phila, actress (Aggie-Real McCoys)

Birth
1906

Massimo Freccia, composer

Birth
1906

Dalibor Cyril Vackar, composer

Birth
1907

Lewis F Powell Jr, Va, Supreme Court justice (1972-87)

Birth
1908

Gustav Mahler's 7th Symphony, premieres in Prague

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1908

Mika Waltari, novelist (Egyptian)

Birth
1910

George Cohan's "Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford," premieres in NYC

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1910

Margaret Lindsay, Dubuque Iowa, actress (Take a Guess)

Birth
1911

Weldon Hart, composer

Birth
1911

Gustaf Allan Pettersson, composer

Birth
1911

Red Tuesday-20,000 protest for universal rights

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1911

William Golding, England, novelist (Lord of the Flies-Nobel 1983)

Birth
1911

Pjotr A Stolypin, premier of Russia (1906-11), dies

Death