On November 19, 1805, Father John DuBois found a level place on St. Mary’s Mountain, just south of the small town of Emmitsburg in northern Frederick County, on which to build a church. St. Anthony’s Shrine Church was constructed on the site.
On November 19, 1936, Eli Grant Haugh, clerk of The Frederick County Circuit Court, died suddenly after serving 21 years in the post.
On November 19, 1958, the bones of a child were uncovered in a pet cemetery just west of Frederick, starting the bizarre case of Larry Lord Motherwell, who eventually died in a California prison.
On November 19, 1985, Frederick County Circuit Court Judge William W. Wenner was named to the Maryland Court of Special Appeals by Governor Harry Hughes.