Abraham Events in History

2013 Event - The 150th Anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's 'Gettysburg Address' considered one of the greatest political speeches, is commemorated in the U.S. on the battlefield and by the Library of Congress

2000 Death - Abraham Pais, Dutch Scientist

1998 Death - Abraham A. Ribicoff, Senator-D-Connecticut 1963 - 1981, Governor of Connecticut 1955 - 1961

1993 Event - F Murray Abraham released from hospital after car accident

1992 Death - Alexander Pola, Abraham Polak, actor and writer (Farce Major), dies

1991 Birthday - Abraham Joseph Groening, son of Simpson creator Matt Groening

1988 Death - Abraham Sofaer, actor (Naked Jungle, Elephant Walk), dies

1986 Death - Una Merkel, U.S. actress (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 82

1985 Event - 57th Academy Awards - "Amadeus," F Murray Abraham and Sally Field win

1982 Death - Bert van Dongen, Abraham J Cohen, Dutch singer/actor, dies at 66

1978 Death - Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Netherlands/U.S. phycists, dies at 76

1975 Birthday - Tajama Abraham, WNBA center, Sacramento Monarchs

1974 Death - Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Leeuwenhoek), dies at 87

1974 Death - Edgar Dearing, actor (Free and Easy, Abraham Lincoln), dies at 81

1974 Death - Abraham Robinson, German Mathematician

1973 Birthday - Donnie Abraham, cornerback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1972 Death - Abraham Joshua Heschel, Polish Educator

1971 Birthday - Clifton Abraham, NFL cornerback, Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1970 Death - Abraham Zapruder, Ukrainian Businessman

1967 Death - Carl Sandburg, poet (Abraham Lincoln: Prairie Years), dies at 89

1962 Death - Luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer, dies at 75

1960 Death - Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Blume von Hawaii), dies at 67

1959 Death - Russell Simpson, actor (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 79

1959 Death - Abraham Flexner, American Educator

1952 Birthday - Spencer Abraham, American Politician

1946 Death - Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Rembrandt), dies at 90

1940 Birthday - F Murray Abraham, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, actor, Amadeus, Mad Man

1939 Birthday - F. Murray Abraham, American Actor

1935 Death - Abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies

1935 Birthday - Pierre Kartner, Father Abraham, Dutch singer, Smurf Song

1929 Death - Abraham van Stolk Jzn, art collector, dies at 57

1928 Death - Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist, dies at 60

1926 Event - Paul Eliot Greens "In Abraham's Bosom," premieres in New York City

1925 Death - Karl Abraham, German Psychologist

1925 Death - Abraham PC of Karnebeek, liberal foreign minister (1918-27), dies

1922 Birthday - Abraham Rosenthal, editor, New York Times

1920 Death - Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR 1908-12), dies at 83

1918 Birthday - Abraham Robinson, German Mathematician

1918 Birthday - Abraham Pais, Dutch Scientist

1915 Birthday - Bert van Dongen, Abraham J Cohen, singer/impressionist/actor

1910 Birthday - Abraham L Polonsky, U.S. writer and director, Tell them Willie Boy is Here

1910 Event - Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper acquitted of corruption

1910 Birthday - Abraham A. Ribicoff, born in New Britain, Connecticut, Senator-D-Connecticut 1963 - 1981, Governor of Connecticut 1955 - 1961

1909 Event - Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper denies corruption

1909 Birthday - Julio A Abraham, president, Democratic Party Bonaire

1908 Birthday - Abraham Maslow, U.S. psychologist, humanistic psychology

1908 Death - Abraham Goldfaden, U.S. Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67

1907 Event - Abraham Mills' commission declares Abner Doubleday invented baseball

1907 Birthday - Abraham Joshua Heschel, Polish Educator

1906 Birthday - Abraham Beame, Mayor-D-NYC, New York City's 1st Jewish mayor

1905 Birthday - Abraham Zapruder, Ukrainian Businessman

1903 Birthday - Una Merkel, Covington, Kentucky, actress, 42nd Street, Abraham Lincoln

1902 Birthday - Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Dutch/US phycist

1901 Event - Abraham Kuyper becomes premier of Netherlands

1898 Birthday - Abraham J D van Oosten, Dutch poet and author, His Master's Voice

1897 Death - Abraham C Wertheim, Dutch banker/MP (Lib), dies at 64

1896 Death - Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82

1894 Birthday - Paul Green, U.S., novelist/playwright, In Abraham's Bosom

1893 Birthday - Edgar Dearing, bron in Ceres, California, actor, Abraham Lincoln, Free and Easy

1892 Birthday - Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer, Viktoria und ihr Huzar

1891 Death - Jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer, dies at 77

1887 Birthday - Luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer

1887 Birthday - Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist, Swammerdam

1887 Event - President Abraham Lincoln's re-buried with his wife in Springfield, Illinois

1887 Death - Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor and director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74

1884 Birthday - Abraham Rutgers, Dutch governor, Suriname, 1928-33

1884 Birthday - Abraham "Abe" Attell, boxing hall of famer

1882 Birthday - John Drinkwater, English poet/playwright, Abraham Lincoln

1880 Birthday - Russell Simpson, actor, Abraham Lincoln

1878 Birthday - Oscar Apfel, Cleveland, actor, Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn

1877 Birthday - Karl Abraham, German Psychologist

1874 Death - Abraham Capadose, physician/missionary, dies at 79

1873 Death - Petrus AS van Limburg Brouwer, Abraham van Luik, literary, dies

1872 Birthday - Abraham van Stolk Jzn, lumber merchant and art collector

1868 Birthday - Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist

1866 Birthday - Abraham Flexner, American Educator

1865 Birthday - Paul Abraham Dukas, Paris, France, composer, Velleda

1865 Event - Abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington

1865 Death - Abraham Lincoln, assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at 7:22 am, Representative-R-Illinois 1847 - 1849, 16th president 1861 - 1865

1865 Event - President Abraham Lincoln shot in Ford's Theater by John Wilkes Booth

1864 Event - Abraham Lincoln (R) elected to his 2nd term as president

1863 Event - Abraham Lincoln announces plan for Reconstruction of South

1863 Event - Abraham Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences

1863 Event - Emancipation Proclamation issued by Abraham Lincoln

1862 Event - Paper currency introduced in U.S. by President Abraham Lincoln

1861 Death - Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58

1861 Event - Abraham Lincoln declared president

1860 Event - Abraham Lincoln, born in Kentucky, Representative-R-Illinois 1847 - 1849, elected 16th president 1861 - 1865

1860 Event - Republican Party nominates Abraham Lincoln for president

1858 Event - Abraham Lincoln says "A house divided against itself cannot stand"

1857 Death - Abraham J van der Aa, lexicographer (Biograph dictionary), dies at 64

1855 Birthday - Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian, Jan Steen

1855 Event - Abraham Gesner patents kerosene

1854 Event - Abraham Lincoln made his 1st political speech at Illinois State Fair

1849 Death - Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Minister of Finance (1801-14), dies at 88

1849 Event - Patent for lifting vessels granted to Abraham Lincoln

1849 Event - Abraham Lincoln patents a buoying device

1849 Event - Abraham Lincoln applies for a patent; only U.S. president to do so

1848 Death - Abraham des Amorie van der Hoeven, Dutch theologist/poet, dies at 27

1842 Event - Abraham Lincoln marries Mary Todd in Springfield, Illinois

1840 Birthday - Abraham Goldfaden, Eastern European Yiddish dramatist

1839 Death - Georg Abraham Schneider, composer, dies at 38

1838 Death - Abraham de Veer, Dutch Governor-General of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71

1837 Birthday - Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier, AR, 1908-12

1836 Birthday - Abraham PC Van Karnebeek, Dutch Foreign Minister, Liberal, 1918-27

1832 Birthday - Abraham C Wertheim, Dutch banker/MP, liberal

1823 Death - Abraham L Breguet, French clock maker, dies at 76

1821 Birthday - Abraham de Amorie van der de Have, theologist/poet

1820 Birthday - Abraham Buford, Brigadier General Confederate Army

1819 Death - Slome Duikelar, Abraham J Swalff, Yiddish writer, dies

1817 Death - Abraham Gottlob Werner, German geologist

1814 Birthday - Jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer

1814 Birthday - Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector

1814 Birthday - Abraham Czn van Stolk, resources/art collector

1812 Birthday - Abraham I van Lier, theater director, Gran Theatre-van Lier

1810 Birthday - Abraham Geiger, theologian/author/leader of Reform Judaism

1809 Birthday - Abraham Lincoln, Kentucky, R, 16th President, 1861 - 1865

1802 Birthday - Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer

1800 Death - Johann Abraham Peter Schulz, German composer, dies at 53

1797 Death - Johann Abraham Sixt, composer, dies at 40

1795 Birthday - Abraham Capadose, physician/missionary

1794 Event - U.S. Senate voids Pennsylvania's election of Abraham Gallatin

1792 Birthday - Abraham J van de Aa, lexicographer, Biographic Dictionary

1786 Event - Abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia

1774 Death - Abraham Tucker, British Philosopher

1767 Birthday - Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname, 1822-28

1763 Death - Arnold Hoogvliet, poet (Abraham the patriarch), dies at 76

1761 Birthday - Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, born in Switzerland, U.S. minister of Finance, 1801 - 1814

1759 Death - Louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47

1759 Death - James Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32

1757 Birthday - Johann Abraham Sixt, composer

1747 Birthday - Johann Abraham Peter Schulz, German composer, Moon has Risen

1747 Birthday - Abraham L Breguet, French clock maker

1737 Death - Abraham Patras, Governor-General of East-Indies (1735-37), dies at 65

1726 Birthday - Abraham Clark, farmer/lawyer, signed Declaration of Independence

1721 Death - Abraham Alewijn, poet/playwright (Beslikte Swaantje), dies at 36

1712 Death - Abraham Elsevier, publisher, dies

1709 Death - Abraham a Santa Clara, Johann Megerle, Germ court vicar, dies at 65

1705 Birthday - Abraham Tucker, British Philosopher

1700 Birthday - Georg Abraham Schneider, composer

1687 Birthday - Arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet, Abraham the Patriarch

1684 Birthday - Abraham Alewijn, Dutch poet/playwright, Puiterveense Helleveeg

1682 Death - Abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian, dies at 75

1680 Death - Abraham Megerle, composer, dies at 73

1679 Death - Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38

1671 Birthday - Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies, 1735-37

1669 Death - Abraham Willaerts, painter (Brazilie), dies

1669 Death - Abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies

1667 Death - Abraham Cowley, English poet (Mistress/Sex libri plantarum), dies

1667 Birthday - Abraham De Moivre, French mathematician, De Moivre's theorem

1667 Event - Abraham Crijnssen conquerors Fort Willoughby (Zeelandia), Suriname

1667 Event - Abraham Crijnssens fleet reach Fort Willoughby on Suriname River

1666 Event - Abraham Crijnssen departs to Suriname

1652 Death - Abraham Verhoeven, Flemish printer/newspaper publisher, dies

1652 Death - Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60

1651 Death - Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver, dies at 86

1650 Death - Abraham de Verwer, painter, buried at about 55

1644 Birthday - Abraham a Santa Clara, Johann Megerle, German court vicar

1644 Birthday - Abraham Jansz Storck, painter, baptized

1640 Birthday - Abraham Mignon, still life painter

1621 Event - Rabbi Isaiah b Abraham aha-Levi Horowitz arrives in Israel

1607 Birthday - Abraham Megerle, composer

1606 Birthday - Abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian

1598 Death - Abraham Ortelius, Ortels/Hortels, South Netherlands geographer, dies at 71

1596 Birthday - Abraham van Diepenbeeck, painter

1592 Birthday - Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher

1570 Event - Egidius Coppens publishes Abraham Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum"

1564 Birthday - Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver

1542 Death - Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies

1527 Birthday - Abraham Ortelius, Ortels/Hortels, born in South Netherlands, geographer

1164 Death - Abraham ibn Ezra, poet/philosopher, dies