January 17 - Simon Bolivar
proclaims the Republic of Colombia.
February 6 - Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
February 15 - The United States House of Representatives agrees to Tallmadge Amendment
to bar slaves from new state of Missouri--opening vote in controversy that leads to Missouri
February 22 - Spain cedes Florida to the United States.
May 22 - The SS Savannah leaves port at Savannah, Georgia on a voyage to become the first
steamship to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The ship will arrive at Liverpool, England on June 20.
August 16 - Peterloo massacre in Manchester, UK.
December 4 - Alabama is admitted as the 22nd U.S. state.
Panic of 1819 - Global economic crisis.Births
February 11 - Samuel Parkman Tuckerman
February 14 - Joshua A. Norton
, "Emperor of the United States of America" (Or January 17,
February 22 - James Russell Lowell
, poet and essayist.
March 7 - Wouter Volaart
March 22 - Triest de Jonge
April 11 - Charles Hallé
, pianist and conductor.
April 18 - Franz von Suppé
April 28 - Ezra Abbot
, American Bible scholar.
May 24 - Queen Victoria
, monarch of the United Kingdom.
May 31 - Walt Whitman
, American poet.
June 5 - John Couch Adams
June 20 - Jacques Offenbach
August 1 - Richard Dadd
, insane Victorian fairy painter.
August 1 - Herman Melville
, American novelist.
August 26 - Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
, later Prince Consort to Queen Victoria.
September 13 - Clara Schumann
, Austrian composer.
September 22 - Wilhelm Wattenbach
, German historian.
October 4 - Grietje Boterbloem
October 7 - Willemptje van Eesteren
November 22 - George Eliot
, British novelist.
December 25 - Anna Timmer
February 10 - Pieter van den Houten
March 6 - Jacoba Klaasd Hanse
May 23 - Jan Pieterse van der Velde
June 2 - Krina Jacobse (Crijna Jacobse) Hanse
July 24 - Adriaan van den Houten
August 16 - Cornelis Vreeswijk
August 19 - James Watt
August 23 - Oliver Perry
, American naval officer.
September 13 - Adriaan van den Houten
, King of Hawaii.To my Homepage