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December 19, 1910 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 1st US city ordinance requiring white & black residential areas in Baltimore
  • Rayon 1st commercially produced in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania

Birthdays in History

Jean Genet

Jean Genet, French novelist (The Thief's Journal, Our Lady of the Flowers) and playwright (The Balcony, The Maids), born in Paris, France

Novelist and Playwright Jean Genet
Novelist and Playwright
Jean Genet
  • Jose Lezama Lima, poet/novelist, born in Havana, Cuba
1910 in History