Date History - On this day in history

Famous people who died on this day in history

Died on this day - November 19th

498 - Pope Anastasius II

2005 - Erik Balling, Danish TV and film director (b. 1924)

2004 - Piet Esser, Dutch sculptor (b. 1914)

2004 - John Robert Vane, British pharmacologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1927)

1998 - Alan J. Pakula, American film director (b. 1928)

1988 - Christina Onassis, daughter of billionaire Aristotle Onassis (b. 1950)

1985 - Stepin Fetchit, American actor and dancer (b. 1907)

1976 - Sir Basil Spence, British architect (b. 1907)

1975 - Roger D. Branigin, American politician (b. 1902)

1974 - George Brunies, American musician (b. 1902)

1967 - Charles Watters, US Army chaplain (b. 1927)

1960 - Phyllis Haver, American actress (b. 1899)

1942 - Bruno Schulz, Polish writer and painter (shot) (b. 1892)

1938 - Lev Shestov, Russian philosopher (b. 1866)

1924 - Thomas Ince, American film director (b. 1882)

1918 - Joseph Fielding Smith, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1838)

1915 - Joe Hill, American labor activist (executed) (b. 1879)

1897 - William Seymour Tyler, American educator and historian (b. 1810).

1887 - Emma Lazarus, American poet (b. 1859)

1883 - William Siemens, German engineer (b. 1823)

1850 - Richard Mentor Johnson, American politician (b. 1780)

1828 - Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (b. 1797)

1822 - Johann Georg Tralles, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1763)

1810 - Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer and ballet master (b. 1725)

1804 - Pietro Guglielmi, Italian composer (b. 1728)

1798 - Wolfe Tone, Irish republican (b. 1763)

1785 - Bernard de Bury, French composer (b. 1720)

1773 - James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, Irish politician (b. 1722)

1772 - William Nelson, American colonial governor of Virginia (b. 1711)

1723 - Antoine Nompar de Caumont, French courtier and soldier (b. 1632)

1692 - Thomas Shadwell, English poet and playwright

1682 - Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Royalist commander in the English Civil War (b. 1619)

1672 - John Wilkins, English Bishop of Chester (b. 1614)

1665 - Nicolas Poussin, French painter (b. 1594)

1649 - Caspar Schoppe, German scholar (b. 1576)

1630 - Johann Schein, German composer (b. 1586)

1598 - Yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (killed in battle) (b. 1545)

1577 - Matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)

1557 - Bona Sforza, Queen of Sigismund I of Poland (b. 1494)

1492 - Jami, Persian poet (b. 1414)

1478 - Emperor Baeda Maryam of Ethiopia (b. 1448)



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