July 1819 in history

July 1819 events chronologically

Jul 3 The Bank of Savings in New York City, the first savings bank in the United States, opens

Top 7 most famous people born in July 1819

Jul 2 Charles-Louis Hanon a French piano pedagogue and composer. He is best known for his work The Virtuoso Pianist in 60 Exercises, which has become the most widely used set of exercises in modern piano teaching. He was born in Renescure, France in 1819, and died in Boulogne-sur-Mer in 1900
Jul 3 Louis Théodore Gouvy a French composer.
Jul 6 Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke a German physician and physiologist. He is credited with contributions made in many facets of physiology
Jul 8 Francis Leopold McClintock known for his discoveries in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Jul 9 Elias Howe an American inventor and sewing machine pioneer.
Jul 10 Pieter Bleeker a Dutch medical doctor, ichthyologist and herpetologist. He was famous for the Atlas Ichthyologique des Orientales Neerlandaises, his monumental work on the fishes of East Asia; it was published between 1862 and 1877
Jul 19 Gottfried Keller a Swiss poet and writer of German literature. Best known for his novel Green Henry , he became one of the most popular narrators of literary realism in the late 19th century

Died in July 1819

Jul 1 Jemima Wilkinson a charismatic American evangelist who preached total sexual abstinence and the Ten Commandments to their Quaker "Society of Universal Friends." Their family were strict Quakers, most of their views were from their upbringing in the Quaker religion.
Jul 5 William Cornwallis a Royal Navy officer. He was the brother of Charles Cornwallis, the 1st Marquess Cornwallis, British commander at the siege of Yorktown. Cornwallis took part in a number of decisive battles including the Siege of Louisbourg in 1758 and the Battle of the Saintes but is best known as a friend of Lord Nelson and as the commander-in-chief of the Channel Fleet during the Napoleonic Wars. He is depicted in the Horatio Hornblower novel, Hornblower and the Hotspur
Jul 6 Sophie Blanchard a French aeronaut and the wife of ballooning pioneer Jean-Pierre Blanchard. Blanchard was the first woman to work as a professional balloonist, and after her husband's death she continued ballooning, making more than 60 ascents. Known throughout Europe for her ballooning exploits, Blanchard entertained Napoleon Bonaparte, who promoted her to the role of "Aeronaut of the Official Festivals", replacing André-Jacques Garnerin. On the restoration of the monarchy in 1814 she performed for Louis XVIII, who named her "Official Aeronaut of the Restoration"
Jul 20 John Playfair a Scottish scientist and mathematician, and a professor of natural philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. He is perhaps best known for his book Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth , which summarised the work of James Hutton. It was through this book that Hutton's principle of uniformitarianism, later taken up by Charles Lyell, first reached a wide audience. Playfair's textbook Elements of Geometry made a brief expression of Euclid's parallel postulate known now as Playfair's axiom
Jul 22 Sebald Justinus Brugmans a Dutch botanist and physician. He was the son of naturalist Anton Brugmans