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January 19 - Deaths

Calendar Date January 19th:
January 19 - Deaths:
639 – Dagobert I - King of the Franks (b. c. 603)
1526 – Isabella of Burgundy - wife of Christian II of Denmark (b. 1501)
1547 – Henry Howard - Earl of Surrey, English poet (b. 1517)
1576 – Hans Sachs - German Meistersinger (b. 1494)
1661 – Thomas Venner - Fifth Monarchist (executed) (b. 1599)
1729 – William Congreve - English playwright (b. 1670)
1757 – Thomas Ruddiman - Scottish classical scholar (b. 1674)
1766 – Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni - Italian-born French architect & painter (b. 1695)
1785 – Jonathan Toup - English classical scholar & critic (b. 1713)
1833 – Louis Joseph Ferdinand Herold - French composer (b. 1791)
1847 – Charles Bent - New Mexico pioneer (assassinated) (b. 1799)
1851 – Esteban Echeverría - Argentine writer (b. 1805)
1865 – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon - French philosopher & anarchist (b. 1809)
1869 – Carl Reichenbach - German chemist & philosopher (b. 1788)
1874 – August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben - German poet (b. 1798)
1878 – Henri Victor Regnault - French physicist & chemist (b. 1810)
1905 – Debendranath Tagore - Indian philosopher (b. 1817)
1906 – Bartolome Mitre - Argentine historian & politician, president of the country (b. 1821)
1925 – Queen Maria Sophia of Two Sicilies (b.1841)
1927 – Empress Carlotta of Mexico (b. 1840)
1929 – Liang Qichao - Chinese scholar (b. 1873)
1939 – Cliff Heathcote - American baseball player (b. 1898)
1948 – Tony Garnier - French architect (b. 1869)
1954 – Theodor Kaluza - German mathematician & physicist (b. 1885)
1957 – József Dudás - Romanian/Hungarian resistance fighter (b. 1912)
1964 – Firmin Lambot - Belgian cyclist (b. 1886)
1965 – Arnold Luhaäär - Estonian weightlifter & Olympic medalist (b. 1905)
1968 – Ray Harroun - American race car driver (b. 1879)
1969 – Jan Palach - Czech student & political activist (suicide) (b. 1948)
1971 – Harry Shields - American musician (b. 1899)
1972 – Michael Rabin - American violinist (b. 1936)
1973 – Max Adrian - Northern Irish actor (b. 1903)
1975 – Thomas Hart Benton - American painter (b. 1889)
1976 – Hidetsugu Yagi - Japanese electrical engineer (b. 1886)
1980 – William O. Douglas - U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1898)
1982 – Elis Regina - Brazilian singer (b. 1945)
1983 – Ham the Chimp - First hominid launched into outer space (b. 1956)
1984 – Max Bentley - Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1920)
1990 – Rajneesh - Indian religious leader (b. 1931)
1990 – Semprini - English musician (b. 1908)
1990 – Herbert Wehner - German politician (b. 1906)
1991 – John Russell - American actor (b. 1921)
1991 – Marcel Chaput - Quebec politician (b. 1918)
1995 – Gene MacLellan - Canadian composer & singer (b. 1938)
1996 – Don Simpson - American film producer (b. 1943)
1997 – James Dickey - American writer (b. 1923)
1997 – Adriana Caselotti - American actress (b. 1916)
1998 – Carl Perkins - American guitarist (b. 1932)
1999 – Ivan Francescato - Italian rugby union footballer (b. 1967)
2000 – Bettino Craxi - Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1934)
2000 – Hedy Lamarr - Austrian-born actress & inventor (b. 1913)
2001 – Dario Vittori - Argentine actor (b. 1921)
2003 – Françoise Giroud - French writer & journalist (b. 1916)
2004 – Harry E. Claiborne - American judge (suicide) (b. 1917)
2004 – David Hookes - Australian cricketer & coach (b. 1955)
2005 – Anita Kulcsár - Hungarian handball player (b. 1976)
2005 – Bill Andersen - New Zealand communist & trade union leader (b. 1924)
2005 – K. Sello Duiker - South African novelist (b. 1974)
2006 – Anthony Franciosa - American actor (b. 1928)
2006 – Wilson Pickett - American singer (b. 1941)
2006 – Aoun Al-Sharif Qasim - Sudanese writer & Islamic scholar (b. 1933)
2006 – Geoff Rabone - New Zealand cricketer (b. 1921)
2007 – Scott "Bam Bam" Bigelow - American professional wrestler (b. 1961)
2007 – Hrant Dink - Turkish-Armenian newspaper editor (b. 1954)
2007 – Denny Doherty - Canadian singer (The Mamas & the Papas) (b. 1940)
2007 – Murat Nasyrov - Russian singer & composer (b. 1969)
2008 – Suzanne Pleshette - American actress (b. 1937)
2008 – John Stewart - American musician (The Kingston Trio) (b. 1939)
2008 – Don Wittman - Canadian sportscaster for CBC (b. 1936)
2010 – Bill McLaren MBE - Scottish rugby commentator (b. 1923)


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January 19 - Births

Calendar Date January 19th:
January 19th - Births:
399 – Pulcheria - Byzantine empress (d. 453)
1544 – King Francis II of France (d. 1560)
1736 – James Watt - Scottish inventor (d. 1819)
1739 – Joseph Bonomi the Elder - Italian architect (d. 1808)
1752 – James Morris III - American army officer (d. 1820)
1757 – Augusta Reuss-Ebersdorf - German Princess (d. 1831)
1807 – Robert E. Lee - American Confederate general (d. 1870)
1808 – Lysander Spooner - American philosopher (d. 1887)
1809 – Edgar Allan Poe - American writer & poet (d. 1849)
1813 – Sir Henry Bessemer - English inventor (d. 1898)
1832 – Ferdinand Laub - Czech violinist (d. 1875)
1833 – Alfred Clebsch - German mathematician (d. 1872)
1839 – Paul Cézanne - French painter (d. 1906)
1848 – John F. Stairs - Canadian businessman (d. 1904)
1848 – Matthew Webb - English swimmer/diver (d. 1883)
1851 – Jacobus Kapteyn - Dutch astronomer (d. 1922)
1863 – Werner Sombart - German sociologist (d. 1941)
1876 – Dragotin Kette - Slovenian poet (d. 1899)
1878 – Herbert Chapman - English football player & manager (d. 1934)
1879 – Boris Savinkov - Russian writer (d. 1925)
1887 – Alexander Woollcott - American intellectual (d. 1943)
1892 – Ólafur Thors - Icelandic politician (d. 1964)
1905 – Stanley Hawes - British-born Australian film producer, director & administrator (d. 1991)
1908 – Aleksandr Gennadievich Kurosh - Russian mathematician (d. 1971)
1909 – Hans Hotter - German bass-baritone (d. 2003)
1911 – Choor Singh - Singaporean judge (d. 2009)
1912 – Leonid Kantorovich - Russian economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1986)
1913 – Rex Ingamells - Australian poet (d. 1955)
1913 – "Minnesota Fats" - American billiards player (d. 1996)
1914 – Bob Gerard - British racing driver (d. 1990)
1917 – John Raitt - American singer & actor (d. 2005)
1918 – John H. Johnson - American publisher (d. 2005)
1920 – Javier Pérez de Cuéllar - Peruvian United Nations Secretary General
1921 – ‘Billy Batts’ Devino - American gangster (d. 1970)
1921 – Patricia Highsmith - American author (d. 1995)
1922 – Guy Madison - American actor (d. 1996)
1923 – Markus Wolf - German spy (d. 2006)
1923 – Jean Stapleton - American actress
1924 – Nicholas Colasanto - American actor (d. 1985)
1924 – Jean-François Revel - French author (d. 2006)
1925 – Nina Bawden - English author
1926 – Fritz Weaver - American actor
1930 – Tippi Hedren - American actress
1931 – Robert MacNeil - Canadian journalist
1932 – Richard Lester - British director
1932 – Russ Hamilton - British singer (d. 2008)
1933 – George Coyne - American theologian
1934 – Lloyd Robertson - Canadian journalist
1935 – Soumitra Chatterjee - Indian actor
1935 – Johnny O'Keefe - Australian singer (d. 1978)
1936 – Ziaur Rahman - Eighth President of Bangladesh (d. 1981)
1937 – Giovanna Marini - Italian singer-songwriter
1939 – Phil Everly - American musician
1940 – Paolo Borsellino - Italian magistrate (d. 1992)
1940 – Mike Reid - English comedian (d. 2007)
1941 – Tony Anholt - British actor (d. 2002)
1941 – Colin Gunton - British theologian (d. 2003)
1941 – Pat Patterson - Canadian wrestler
1942 – Michael Crawford - British singer & actor
1942 – Thom Mayne - American Architect
1943 – Janis Joplin - American singer (d. 1970)
1943 – Petchara Chaowarat - Thai film actress
1943 – Princess Margriet of the Netherlands
1944 – Shelley Fabares - American actress
1944 – Laurie London - English singer
1944 – Peter Lynch - American investor
1944 – Dan Reeves - American football coach
1945 – Trevor Williams - English Bass Guitarist
1946 – Julian Barnes - English author
1946 – Dolly Parton - American singer & actress
1947 – Ann Compton - American news reporter
1947 – Paula Deen - American chef & restaurateur
1947 – Rod Evans - British musician (Deep Purple)
1948 – Frank McKenna - Canadian politician
1949 – Robert Palmer - English singer & guitarist (d. 2003)
1949 – Dennis Taylor - Northern Irish snooker player
1950 – Sébastien Dhavernas - Canadian actor
1950 – Grant Nordman - Canadian politician
1951 – Dewey Bunnell - American singer & songwriter (America)
1953 – Desi Arnaz - Jr., American actor
1953 – Linda Hayden - English actress
1953 – Richard Legendre - Canadian politician
1954 – Katey Sagal - American actress
1954 – Cindy Sherman - American photographer
1954 – Katharina Thalbach - German actress & film director
1955 – Simon Rattle - English conductor
1955 – Paul Rodriguez - Mexican/American actor & comedian
1956 – Carman Licciardello - American singer
1957 – Kenneth McClintock - Puerto Rican politician
1957 – Ottis Anderson - former American football player
1961 – William Ragsdale - American actor
1962 – Hans Daams - Dutch cyclist
1962 – Jeff Van Gundy - American basketball coach
1963 – Michael Adams - American basketball player
1963 – Martin Bashir - Pakistani-born reporter
1963 – Caron Wheeler - British singer (Soul II Soul)
1964 – Janine Antoni - Bahamian artist
1964 – Ricardo Arjona - Guatemalan singer
1966 – Floris Jan Bovelander - Dutch field hockey player
1966 – Sylvain Côté - Canadian ice hockey player
1966 – Stefan Edberg - Swedish tennis player
1966 – Lena Philipsson - Swedish singer
1967 – Javier Cámara - Spanish actor
1968 – Whitfield Crane - American musician (Ugly Kid Joe)
1969 – Edwidge Danticat - Haitian/American author
1969 – Luc Longley - Australian basketball player
1969 – Predrag Mijatović - Yugoslavian footballer
1969 – Junior Seau - American football player
1969 – Steve Staunton - Irish footballer
1970 – Kathleen Smet - Belgian triathlete
1970 – Udo Suzuki - Japanese comedian
1971 – Shawn Wayans - American actor
1971 – John Wozniak - American singer & songwriter (Marcy Playground)
1972 – Joana Benedek - Mexican actress
1972 – Elena Kaliská - Slovak slalom canoer
1972 – Ron Killings - American professional wrestler
1972 – Princess Kalina of Bulgaria
1972 – Troy Wilson - Australian racing driver & AFL player
1972 – Angham - Egyptian singer, record producer & actress
1972 – Drea de Matteo - American actress
1973 – Antero Manninen - Finnish cellist
1973 – Aaron Yonda - YouTube celebrity
1974 – Frank Caliendo - American comedian
1974 – Ian Laperrière - Canadian ice hockey player
1974 – Jaime Moreno - Bolivian footballer
1975 – Noah Georgeson - American musician
1976 – Tarso Marques - Brazilian racing driver
1977 – Benjamin Ayres - Canadian actor
1977 – Lauren Etame Mayer - Cameroonian footballer
1977 – Nicole - Chilean singer
1977 – Cocco - Japanese singer
1979 – Svetlana Khorkina - Russian gymnast
1979 – Josu Sarriegi - Spanish/Basque footballer
1979 – Wiley - English rapper
1980 – Luke Macfarlane - Canadian actor
1980 – Jenson Button - English Formula One driver
1980 – Kotoko - Japanese singer
1981 – Asier Del Horno - Spanish footballer
1981 – Lucho González - Argentine footballer
1981 – Dimosthenis Manousakis - Greek footballer
1982 – Angela Chang - Taiwanese singer & actress
1982 – Mike Komisarek - American ice hockey player
1982 – Jodie Sweetin - American actress
1983 – Hikaru Utada - American/Japanese singer & songwriter
1984 – Felicity Jones - English actress
1984 – Euan Blair - Eldest son of Tony Blair
1984 – Karun Chandhok - Indian racing driver
1984 – Thomas Vanek - Austrian ice hockey player
1985 – Benny Feilhaber - American soccer player
1985 – Esteban Guerrieri - Argentine racing driver
1985 – Rika Ishikawa - Japanese singer (Morning Musume)
1986 – Loren Galler-Rabinowitz - American ice dancer
1987 – Edgar Manucharyan - Armenian footballer
1991 – Erin Sanders - American actress
1992 – Shawn Johnson - American gymnast
1992 – Logan Lerman - American actor


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January 19 - General (Calendar Date)


January 19th - Basic Facts:
  • January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
  • There are 346 days remaining until the end of the year (347 in leap years).
  • The preceding day is January 18.
  • Next day is January 20.
January 19th Births (Here)

January 19th Deaths (Here)

January 19th Events:

1419 – Hundred Years' War - Rouen surrenders to Henry V of England - completing reconquest of Normandy.
1511 – Mirandola surrenders to the French.
1520 – Battle of Bogesund - Sten Sture the Younger (Regent of Sweden) is mortally wounded.
1607 – San Agustin Church in Manila is officially completed - oldest church still standing in the Philippines.
1764 – John Wilkes expelled from the British House of Commons for seditious libel.
1788 – First Fleet - the 2nd group of ships arrives at Botany Bay, Australia.
1795 – The Batavian Republic is proclaimed in the Netherlands.
1806 – United Kingdom occupies the Cape of Good Hope.
1812 – Peninsular War - Following a 10 day siege, Arthur Wellesley orders British soldiers to storm Ciudad Rodrigo.
1817 – General José de San Martín & army crosses the Andes from Argentina to liberate Chile & then Peru.
1829 – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust Part 1 receives its premiere performance.
1839 – The British East India Company captures Aden.
1840 – Captain Charles Wilkes circumnavigates Antarctica.
1853 – Giuseppe Verdi's opera Il Trovatore receives its premiere performance in Rome.
1862 – Battle of Mill Springs (American Civil War) – Confederacy suffers its first significant defeat in the conflict.
1871 – Battle of St. Quentin (Franco-Prussian War) is fought - decisive Prussian victory.
1883 – The first electric lighting system using overhead wires (by Thomas Edison) begins service at Roselle, New Jersey.
1899 – Anglo-Egyptian Sudan is formed.
1915 – Neon discharge tube patented by Georges Claude for use in advertising.
1915 – World War I - German zeppelins bomb the towns of Great Yarmouth & King's Lynn.
1917 – Silvertown explosion - explosion in a munitions plant in London.
1918 – The first serious battles between the Red Guards & the White Guard (Finnish Civil War).
1920 – The United States Senate votes against joining the League of Nations.
1937 – Howard Hughes sets a new air record by flying from Los Angeles, California to New York City - time of 7 hours, 28 minutes, 25 seconds.
1942 – Japanese forces invade Burma (World War II).
1945 – Soviet forces liberate the Łódź ghetto - from 200,000 inhabitants, less than 900 survived the Nazi occupation (World War II).
1946 – International Military Tribunal - General Douglas MacArthur established in Tokyo to try Japanese war criminals.
1949 – Cuba recognizes Israel.
1953 – I Love Lucy program - Lucy gives birth - watched by 68% of all television sets in the United States.
1975 – An earthquake strikes Himachal Pradesh, India
1977 – President Gerald Ford pardons Iva Toguri D'Aquino (a.k.a. "Tokyo Rose").
1977 – Snow falls in Miami, Florida - the only time in recorded history.
1978 – Last Volkswagen Beetle made in Germany leaves VW's plant in Emden.
1981 – Iran Hostage Crisis - United States & Iranian officials sign an agreement leading to release of 52 American hostages after 14 months of captivity.
1983 – Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie is arrested in Bolivia.
1983 – The Apple Lisa - first commercial personal computer from Apple Inc. which had graphical user interface & a computer mouse, is announced.
1991 – SCUD attack from Iraq causes 15 injuries in Israel (Gulf War).
1993 – Czech Republic & Slovakia join the United Nations.
1997 – Yasser Arafat returns to Hebron after more than 30 years & joins celebrations over the handover of the last Israeli-controlled West Bank city.
2006 – The New Horizons probe is launched by NASA on the first mission to Pluto.
2007 – Armenian Journalist Hrant Dink is assassinated by Turkish ultranationalist Ogün Samast.


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