November 19, 1887 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Dying Detective" (BG)

Birthdays in History

  • James B. Sumner, American chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate (d. 1955)

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Emma Lazarus, US poet ("Give us your tired & poor"), dies in New York at 38