This day in history - January 19

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This day in history - January 19.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, January 19, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on January 19 encompassed events relating to the Capture of Rouen in the Hundred Years War, Death of Henry Howard, Hanging, Drawing and Quartering of Thomas Venner, Premiere of Verdi's Il Trovatore, First Overhead Wired Electric Lighting System, First Bombing of Civilian Targets in Britain, Silvertown Munitions Factory Explosion, Giving Birth Episode of 'I Love Lucy', North Cape Oil Spill and Death of Carl Perkins. Many famous people were associated with these crucial events including Henry V, Henry Howard, Anne Boleyn, Catherine Howard, Henry VIII, Thomas Venner, King Charles II, Giuseppe Verdi, Thomas Edison, Samuel Smith, Martha Taylor, Johann Fritz, Catherine Bramwell-Booth, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Gregory Aitken and Carl Perkins.

Capture of Rouen in the Hundred Years War - January 19, 1419: On this day in history, January 19, 1419, crucial events took place today in Rouen, France, relating to the Capture of Rouen in the Hundred Years War. In July 1418, During the Hundred Years War, King Henry V of England began a siege of the heavily fortified town, Rouen. After more than five months, and facing starvation, the town finally surrendered on January 19, 1419. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 19, 1419 were Henry V. Facts on this day in History January 19: Events on this day in history: Capture of Rouen in the Hundred Years War *** Date: January 19, 1419 *** Place: Rouen, France *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 15th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of Henry Howard - January 19, 1547: On this day in history, January 19, 1547, critical events took place today in London, England, regarding the Death of Henry Howard. Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey was a first cousin to both Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howerd. When he incorporated Edward the Confessor's coat of arms into his own, he was imprisoned by King Henry VIII. He was beheaded on January 19, 1547, for treasonably quartering the royal arms. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 19, 1547 were Henry Howard, Anne Boleyn, Catherine Howard, Henry VIII. Facts on this day in History January 19: Events on this day in history: Death of Henry Howard *** Date: January 19, 1547 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Hanging, Drawing and Quartering of Thomas Venner - January 19, 1661: On this day in history, January 19, 1661, important events took place today in London, England, in respect of the Hanging, Drawing and Quartering of Thomas Venner. Thomas Venner, Rebel leader of the Fifth Monarchy Men, led an unsuccessful coup against King Charles II. The attempt lasted four days before the rebels were captured. Thomas Venner was hung, drawn and quartered on January 19, 1661. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 19, 1661 were Thomas Venner, King Charles II. Facts on this day in History January 19: Events on this day in history: Hanging, Drawing and Quartering of Thomas Venner *** Date: January 19, 1661 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Premiere of Verdi's Il Trovatore - January 19, 1853: On this day in history, January 19, 1853, important events took place today in Rome, Italy, in respect of the Premiere of Verdi's Il Trovatore. Il Trovatore is a four act opera by Giuseppe Verdi. It was premiered at the Teatro Apollo in Rome before being performed throughout the world. This popular opera is still performed today. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 19, 1853 were Giuseppe Verdi. Facts on this day in History January 19: Events on this day in history: Premiere of Verdi's Il Trovatore *** Date: January 19, 1853 *** Place: Rome, Italy *** Category: The Arts *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Overhead Wired Electric Lighting System - January 19, 1883: On this day in history, January 19, 1883, important events took place today in New Jersey, USA, in respect of the First Overhead Wired Electric Lighting System. Thomas Edison built an overhead electric lighting system in Roselle, New Jersey. It was the first of it's kind and was built show that a community could be lit using electricity. It began service on January 19, 1883. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 19, 1883 were Thomas Edison. Facts on this day in History January 19: Events on this day in history: First Overhead Wired Electric Lighting System *** Date: January 19, 1883 *** Place: New Jersey, USA *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Bombing of Civilian Targets in Britain - January 19, 1915: On this day in history, January 19, 1915, crucial events took place today in Norfolk, England, relating to the First Bombing of Civilian Targets in Britain. The first bombing of civilian targets in Britain took place on January 19, 1915 during World War I. Two German Zeppelin airships, L3 and L4, left Germany and headed for Humber. Bad weather forced a change of direction with L3 heading for Great Yarmouth and L4 heading for Kings Lynn. The first fatalities of the raid were Samuel Smith and Martha Taylor, who were killed in Great Yarmouth by a bomb from L3 commanded by Captain Lieutenant Johann Fritz. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 19, 1915 were Samuel Smith, Martha Taylor, Johann Fritz. Facts on this day in History January 19: Events on this day in history: First Bombing of Civilian Targets in Britain *** Date: January 19, 1915 *** Place: Norfolk, England *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Silvertown Munitions Factory Explosion - January 19, 1917: On this day in history, January 19, 1917, important events took place today in Essex, England, in respect of the Silvertown Munitions Factory Explosion. 73 People were killed and 400 injured in an explosion at a munitions factory in Silvertown, Essex. A fire in the melt room was being tackled when roughly 50 tons of trinitrotoluene (TNT) exploded. The explosion damaged approximately 70,000 properties and was heard up to 100 miles away. Catherine Bramwell-Booth led a Salvation Army rescue team in to help. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 19, 1917 were Catherine Bramwell-Booth. Facts on this day in History January 19: Events on this day in history: Silvertown Munitions Factory Explosion *** Date: January 19, 1917 *** Place: Essex, England *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Giving Birth Episode of 'I Love Lucy' - January 19, 1953: On this day in history, January 19, 1953, crucial events took place today in United States of America, relating to the Giving Birth Episode of 'I Love Lucy'. I Love Lucy, Starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, was an American sitcom aired on CBS. The first episode was shown in October 1951 and was an instant success. The episode in which Lucy gave birth was aired on January 19, 1953. Approximately 72% of televisions in the U.S. tuned in, the equivalent of around 44 million people. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 19, 1953 were Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Facts on this day in History January 19: Events on this day in history: Giving Birth Episode of 'I Love Lucy' *** Date: January 19, 1953 *** Place: United States of America *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

North Cape Oil Spill - January 19, 1996: On this day in history, January 19, 1996, momentous events took place today in Rhode Island, USA, with regard to the North Cape Oil Spill. On January 19, 1996, the barge North Cape was being towed by the tug Scandia, off the south coast of Rhode Island, when Scandia's engine caught fire. Captain Gregory Aitken and the crew abandoned Scandia and North Cape ran aground. Over 800,000 gallons of home heating oil were spilled from North Cape causing devastation to the wildlife in the area. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 19, 1996 were Gregory Aitken. Facts on this day in History January 19: Events on this day in history: North Cape Oil Spill *** Date: January 19, 1996 *** Place: Rhode Island, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of Carl Perkins - January 19, 1998: On this day in history, January 19, 1998, significant events took place today in Tennessee, USA, respecting the Death of Carl Perkins. King of Rockabilly' Carl Perkins died of throat cancer in Jackson, Tennessee, at the age of 65. His songs were recorded by some of the best known acts of all time including, Elvis and the Beatles. Perkins' best known song is Blue Suede Shoes. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 19, 1998 were Carl Perkins. Facts on this day in History January 19: Events on this day in history: Death of Carl Perkins *** Date: January 19, 1998 *** Place: Tennessee, USA *** Category: Death *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

This day in history - January 19

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