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Famous Events For December 19

Famous Events For December 19 – Today In History

What Happened on December 19 in World History?

Early Centuries – December 19 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. December 19, 0324 – Lcinius relinquishes as King of the Roman Empire
2. December 19, 0401 – stepping down of St Anastasous I as Catholic Pope
3. December 19, 1055 – Seizure of Baghdad by Seldjuken under Toghrill Beg
4. December 19, 1154 – King Henry II installed as King of England
5. December 19, 1551 – typhoon strikes the west coast of Dutch
6. December 19, 1562 – Conde defeated Anne de Montmorency and Huguenots at the war at Dreux

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7. December 19, 1642 – The Maori dynasty people murdered four of the crew members of the ship Abel Tasman at Wheewhaarangi (Murderers) Bay; The ship proceeded further without disembarking at the Bay
8. December 19, 1686 – Departure of Robinson Crusoe from his island after a gap of 28 years (as per Daniel Defoe)
9. December 19, 1688 – The wife and son of King James II exiled to France
10. December 19, 1696 – The play “Le Joueur” by Jan-Francois Regnard performed in Paris for the first time

18th Century – What Happened on December 19 – The 1700s

11. December 19, 1732 – Publication of “Poor Richard’s Almanack” by Benjamin Franklin with his pen name Richard Saunders
12. December 19, 1776 – publication of 1st of the series of “American Crisis” by Thomas Paine starting with “These are the times that try men’s souls”
13. December 19, 1777 – The army under the command of Washington makes a halt at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania during the winter
14. December 19, 1783 – William Pitt the Younger was the youngest to become the Prime Minister at the age of 24
15. December 19, 1788 – The army of China seized the capital of Thang Long Vietnam
16. December 19, 1795 – Kentucky was the 1st State to set aside money for road construction

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19th Century – December 19 This Day That Year – The 1800s

17. December 19, 1823 -registration of birth was introduced in Georgia of the US by an act of law
18. December 19, 1828 – Vice President of the US, John C. Calhoun presents a report supporting the privileges of states to abolish the central laws to the South Carolina legislature but without any action by the legislature
19. December 19, 1835 – Charles Darwin abroad the vessel HMS Beagle lands in New Zealand
20. December 19, 1842 – Freedom of Hawaii accepted by the US
21. December 19, 1843 – publication of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens and sale of 6000 copies
22. December 19, 1854 – copyright given to Allen Wilson of Conn who invented the sewing machine to sew curving seams
23. December 19, 1859 – Commencement of Grade for Market Street Railway in San Francisco
24. December 19, 1861 – American Civil War – War of Black Water
25. December 19, 1862 – There were 80 causalities at the clash at Jackson, Salem Church, Tennessee
26. December 19, 1871 – copyright is given to Albert L Jones of New York for preparing the corrugated paper
27. December 19, 1881 – production of the play “Herodiade” by Jules Massenet in Brussels
28. December 19, 1884 – Recognition of Congo Free State of King Leopold II by Italy
29. December 19, 1887 – Jake Kilrain and Jem Smith fight 106 times without using gloves for a draw

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30. December 19, 1888 – Journalist and explorer Henry Morton Stanley touches Fort Bodo, East Africa
31. December 19, 1889 – inauguration of Bishop Museum in Hawaii
32. December 19, 1891 – appointment of 1st Negro Catholic priest in the US – Charles Uncles, Baltimore
33. December 19, 1891 – founding of Canadian Rugby Union

20th Century – Important Events On This Day December 19 – The 1900s

34. December 19, 1900 – Offer of safeguard to all Boers who agree to submit by General Horatio Kitchener; he asks the Dutch public of Pretoria to communicate this proposition but the front runners decline to submit
35. December 19, 1904 – The hockey players group from Dawson City walks for 9 days to catch a vessel to Seattle and to board a train to Ottawa to play a match in the Stanley Cup on Jan 13, 1905
36. December 19, 1907 – A blast in a coal mine in Jacob Creek, Pennsylvania claims the lives of 239 laborer
37. December 19, 1910 – residential areas for whites and blacks in Baltimore by an act of law by the US
38. December 19, 1910 – commercial manufacture of Rayon in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania
39. December 19, 1913 – Draw in 10 rounds in the heavy-weight boxing competition between Jack Johnson and Jim Johnson
40. December 19, 1916 – Inauguration of the Suriname Bauxite Company in Paramaribo
41. December 19, 1917 – Artificial ice playground in Toronto for the 1st NHL play
42. December 19, 1917 – first professional hockey game for Quebec Bulldogs

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43. December 19, 1918 – A new column entitled “Believe It or Not” introduced by Robert Ripley for NY Globe
44. December 19, 1919 – Inauguration of American Meteorological Society
45. December 19, 1920 – first indoor curling game in the US (Brookline, Mass)
46. December 19, 1920 – King Constantine I is reinstated as King of the Hellenes on the demise of his son Alexander I of Greece and voting
47. December 19, 1922 – In a declaration of guilt by Theresa Vaughn, 24, in a court in Sheffield, it was revealed that she committed bigamy by marrying 61 times in five years in 50 cities spread over three countries
48. December 19, 1924 – In his first test cricket, Bill Ponsford achieved 110 in the 1st innings
49. December 19, 1924 – sale of the last Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost in London, England
50. December 19, 1926 – Frankford Yellow Jackets achieve the National Football League Championship (14-1-2) first past the post-title
51. December 19, 1927 – New York Giants win first past the post title in the National Football League Championship
52. December 19, 1928 – autogiro flight performed for the first time in the US
53. December 19, 1930 – stepping down of James Weldon Johnson as executive secretary of NAACP
54. December 19, 1931 – In a cricket match between Australia and South Africa, Bradman scores 112 at cricket SCG
55. December 19, 1931 – swearing in of Joseph A Lyons ( C) as Prime Minister of Australia
56. December 19, 1932 – commencement of overseas broadcast by British Broadcasting Corporation
57. December 19, 1933 – founding of Electric Home & Farm Authority Inc.
58. December 19, 1934 – Japan honors the naval treaty of 1922 and 1930
59. December 19, 1939 – air and ground attack by Russia against Finnish installations near Summa

60. December 19, 1941 – submerging of German submarine U-574
61. December 19, 1941 – The German Army comes under the command of Adolf Hitler
62. December 19, 1942 – Shifting of Robert Stroud, a notorious criminal also known as “Birdman of Alcatraz’, to Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary
63. December 19, 1943 – military rebellion in Bolivia
64. December 19, 1945 – Renewing of Austrian Republic
65. December 19, 1945 – the first show of “La Folle de Chaillot” by Jean Giraudoux in Paris
66. December 19, 1946 – first performance of the musical, “Pacific 1860” by Noel Cowards in London
67. December 19, 1946 – The attack by Ho Chi Minh on the French in Hanoi causes war in Indochina
68. December 19, 1947 – Washington Redskins chose Harry Gilmer from the 1948 NHL draft, from the University of Alabama
69. December 19, 1948 – Java/Sumatra have political actions for the second time
70. December 19, 1948 – a record rainfall of 15.3”, 8th largest, in NYC history
71. December 19, 1948 – Cleveland Browns defeat Buffalo Bills,49-7, during the AAFC championship title games
72. December 19, 1948 – Philadelphia Eagles defeat Chicago Cardinals, 7-0, without allowing the opponent to score a single goal during a snow storm known as “Philly Blizzard”
73. December 19, 1949 – the destruction of the passenger ship, a luxury ship, Aquitania in Gareloch, Scotland
74. December 19, 1949 – TV Transmission channel 8 in Cleveland, Ohio on CBS
75. December 19, 1950 – appointment of General Eisenhower as commander of NATO
76. December 19, 1950 – Dalai Lama runs away fearing a Chinese attack
77. December 19, 1951 – General Christiansen, flees Netherlands
78. December 19, 1952 – Queen Juliana of Netherlands unveils the statue of De Dokwerker
79. December 19, 1953 – TV transmission channel 5 in Bismarck, ND starts functioning on NBC/ABAC
80. December 19, 1955 – recording of the musical “Blue Suede Shoes” by Carl Perkins
81. December 19, 1957 – premiere performance of “Music Man” on Majestic Theater, NYC to give 1375 shows

82. December 19, 1958 – US President Dwight D. Eisenhower relays his Christmas message from Space
83. December 19, 1959 – Penn State defeats Alabama, 7-0 in the 1st Liberty Bowl play
84. December 19, 1960 – Inferno Abroad the under-construction ship USS Constellation in Brooklyn takes the toll of 50 persons
85. December 19, 1960 – 1st spell of Frank Sinatra with Reprise Records
86. December 19, 1960 – an altitude of 210 km was attained by the Mercury-Redstone 1A capsule during its test flight
87. December 19, 1961 – President Sukarno of Indonesia decrees general recruitment
88. December 19, 1962 – Separation of Nyasaland from Rhodesia and Nyasaland
89. December 19, 1962 – installation of street signs in Golden Gate Park accepted by Park Commission
90. December 19, 1962 – Spacecraft 5A1, the first navigational one sent into space
91. December 19, 1964 – premiere in France of the Danish movie “Gertrud” guided by Carl Theodor Dreyer, featuring Nina Pens Rode, Bendt Rothe, and Ebbe Rode
92. December 19, 1965 – nomination of President De Gaulle as President of France for the 2nd time (Mitterrand got 45%)
93. December 19, 1967 – official declaration of the demise of Harold Holt, Prime Minister of Australia on the assumption that he was dead by drowning
94. December 19, 1968 – TV Transmission channel 41 starts functioning in Macon, GA on NBC
95. December 19, 1969 – announcement of the collection of music, 7th Christmas, by Beatles
96. December 19, 1971 – premiere of “Inner City” at Barrymore Theater NYC to give 97 shows
97. December 19, 1971 – premiere of “Homecoming A Christmas Story” broadcast by CBS (introducing the Waltons)
98. December 19, 1971 – communication satellite carrier 4 F-3 for COMSAT Corporation introduced
99. December 19, 1971 – The movie “A Clockwork Orange,” on the theme of the book by Anthony Burgess, and X- X-Rated by Stanley Kubrick, is released for the first time. Malcolm McDowell featured in the film
100. December 19, 1972 – The last of the Apollo series (on Moon Landing) Apollo 17, lands on earth
101. December 19, 1973 – last show of “Molly” at Alvin Theater NYC after 68 presentations
102. December 19, 1973 – The Constitution of Grenada accepted
103. December 19, 1974 – first show of the movie, “The Man with the Golden Gun”, 9th in the James Bond series, featuring Roger Moore, Britt Ekland and Christopher Lee, in London
104. December 19, 1974 – A first short-handed goal for the NHL was achieved by Dave Kryskow for the Washington Capitals
105. December 19, 1974 – swearing in of Nelson Rockefeller as Vice President of the United States
106. December 19, 1975 – appointment of John Paul Stevens as Justice of the US Supreme Court
107. December 19, 1975 – Ron Wood was admitted into The Rolling Stones, a Rock band in London
108. December 19, 1975 – the detonation of a no-warning car bomb in Dundalk by The Red Hand Commandos, a confidential Ulster supporting paramilitary cluster in Northern Ireland, killing 2 citizens and injuring 20
109. December 19, 1976 – John Lever achieves 7-46 in the first Test Cricket innings Vs India in Delhi
110. December 19, 1976 – Award of 5th Order of Lenin to Soviet head Leonid Brezhnev
111. December 19, 1976 – Steelers defeated Colts 40-14 at the Balt Memorial Stadium. A light flight aircraft manufactured by Pipers, Piper Cherokee, dashes against the upper stands of the stadium, 10 minutes after the play. No one was seriously wounded
112. December 19, 1976 – Italy defeats Chile (4-1) at the 65th Davis Cup in Santiago
113. December 19, 1977 – formation of a coalition government by two political parties, by Van/Wiegel in Dutch
114. December 19, 1978 – Atomic test by France
115. December 19, 1978 – Assassination of Indira Gandhi in India
116. December 19, 1979 – a movie entitled “Kramer Vs Kramer” guided by Robert Benton and featuring Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Street announced (Best Picture 1980)
117. December 19, 1980 – A small island Anguilla separated from the administrative control of St Kitts and becomes a British territory
118. December 19, 1980 – A ransom of $24 billion was demanded by Iran to release the captives
119. December 19, 1980 – the recognition to Sears Radio Theater was canceled by Mutual Broadcasting
120. December 19, 1980 – announcement of the movie, “Raging Bull” guided by Martin Scorsese and featuring Robert De Niro as boxer Jake LaMotta and Cathy Moriarty as his wife, in the United States
121. December 19, 1981 – A lifeboat, Penlee, Cornwall, tries to save a wrecked cargo ship, Union Star, in the troubled seas but loses sixteen people
122. December 19, 1981 – Romuald Spasowski, a Polish diplomat to the United States deserts to display backing to the Solidarity movement during suppression
123. December 19, 1983 – The prototype FIFA World Cup trophy, the Jules Rimet Trophy, was pilfered from the headquarters of the Brazilian Football Confederation in Rio de Janeiro
124. December 19, 1984 – a historic Sino-British agreement was signed between Chinese Prime Minister Zhao Ziyang and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, to transfer Hong Kong back to China in 1997

125. December 19, 1984 – Atomic test by China at Lop Nor, PRC
126. December 19, 1984 – 27 people lost their lives when the fire broke out at Wilberg Mine in central Utah
127. December 19, 1984 – An achievement by the youngest NHL-er, Wayne Gretzky to score 1000 points at the age of 23
128. December 19, 1984 – Scotty Bowman achieves his 691st formal plays victories, in the NHL history
129. December 19, 1985 – premiere of “Wind in the Willows” at Nederlander Theater NYC for 4 presentations
130. December 19, 1985 – An air-driven heart, Jarvik VII artificial heart was transplanted in Mary Lund and she was the first woman to receive the artificial heat at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis
131. December 19, 1986 – Andrei Sakharov in the USSR got freedom from exile
132. December 19, 1986 – agreement on salary after negotiations by Jack Morris with team Tigers. Morris blames the owners for conspiracy against free agency
133. December 19, 1986 – Actor Michael Sergio, got dropped by a parachute into the Shea Stadium when the World Cup Series, play 6 was being held. Detained immediately and sentenced to 100 hours of community service with a fine of $500
134. December 19, 1986 – OPEC agrees to cut production by 7% during the first six months of 1987 and to increase the oil prices to $18 per barrel
135. December 19, 1986 – premiere of “Platoon” guided by Oliver Stone and featuring Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, and Willem Dafoe (Academy Awards Best Picture 1987)
136. December 19, 1987 – Two players from different teams scored goals two seconds apart – Lineseman of the Bruins and Doug Gilmore of the Blues
137. December 19, 1988 – plan by NASA to build a lunar colony and send manned spacecraft to Mars
138. December 19, 1988 -The football team at Oklahoma College was placed under probation for 3 years
139. December 19, 1988 – A WWII bomb remaining unexploded in Frankfurt, Germany was found. Nearly, 5000 people moved to safe places

140. December 19, 1989 – sale of Eastern Airlines’s Latin American route to American Airlines
141. December 19, 1989 – Larry Bird (Celtics) achieved free throws for 71 plays
142. December 19, 1991 – premiere of “Christmas Carol” at Eugene O’Neill Theater NYC to give 14 plays
143. December 19, 1991 -One Life To Live, gives its 6000th event
144. December 19, 1991 – Boris Yeltsin placed in charge of the Kremlin
145. December 19, 1991 – detention of Steve Howe of NY Yankee for possession of cocaine
146. December 19, 1993 – The last show of the movie, “Red Shoes” at Gershwin Theater, NYC after 5 shows
147. December 19, 1994 – plan by Rolls-Royce to produce V12 engine through BMW and to use them in future manufacture of cars
148. December 19, 1996 – premiere of “Once Upon a Mattress” at Broadhurst NYC to give 187 presentations
149. December 19, 1997 – discontinuance of the video by MTV, “Smack My Bitch Up” made by Prodigy
150. December 19, 1998 – impeachment proceedings against President Bill Clinton by the US House of Representatives forwarded to the Senate for a trial

21st Century – December 19 This Day In History – The 2000s

151. December 19, 2000 – A Guerrilla Unit coming under the Leninist group of the communist Labor Party of Turkey/Leninist assaulted the Nationalist Movement Party H Q in Istanbul murdering one person and wounding three
152. December 19, 2000 – The best football player in Europe honor to Luis Figo Real Madrid’s Portuguese midfielder ahead of Juventus’s Zinedine Zidane and Milan’s Andriy Shevchenko
153. December 19, 2001 – The highest barometric pressure of 1085.6 hPa (32.06 in Hg) was documented at Tosontsengel, Khovsgol Province, Mongolia

154. December 19, 2001 – violence broke out in Buenos Aires after Domingo Cavallo curtains the freedom to withdraw cash from bank deposits during the Argentine economic crisis
155. December 19, 2001 – premiere of the film by 1st Lord of the Rings, “The Fellowship of the Ring”. earns US$ 47 million during the weekend, and $871 million worldwide total
156. December 19, 2007 – establishment of the Republic of Lakoah as a separate country. The native American tribe in the US claimed freedom and canceled all agreements with the US.
157. December 19, 2008 – appointment of Chanda Kochhar as CEO and Managing Director of ICICI Bank in place of K.V Kamath
158. December 19, 2009 – The first international player to declare that he was gay was Gareth Thomas of Welsh and Lions captain
159. December 19, 2012 – the imposition of a fine of $1.5 billion on UBS bank for maneuvering the Labor rate
160. December 19, 2012 – nomination of Park Geun-hye as President of South Korea and she was the first female president
161. December 19, 2013 – in a roof cave-in accident in the London Apollo Theater, 81 people were wounded
162. December 19, 2014 – 2014 was declared as “The year the people stood up” by the newspaper Guardian
163. December 19, 2015 – airing by ABC of the discussion of Third Democratic presidential candidate, held in Goffstown, New Hampshire
164. December 19, 2016 – 48 people lost their lives by consuming the bath liquid in Irkutsk, Siberia assuming that it may contain alcohol
165. December 19, 2016 – the assassination of a Russian diplomat to Turkey at an exhibition in Ankara by a Turkish gunman
166. December 19, 2016 – 12 lost their life and 48 were wounded when a truck smashed into a Christmas place in Berlin
167. December 19, 2016 – The nomination of Donald Trump by 304 – 227 by the US Electoral College for President
168. December 19, 2018 – A drone was used for the first time to transport vaccines to Erromango Island, Vanuatu, by Unicef
169. December 19, 2018 – cancellations of 800 flights causing inconvenience to 110,000 fliers by drones flying over Gatwick Airport, England

170. December 19, 2018 – victory over the Islamic State and planned removal of the US army from Syria announced by US President Donald Trump
171. December 19, 2018 – Houston Rockets defeat Washington Wizards

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