Historical Events For April - 19
Sunday, 26 February 2017
0607 Comet 1P/607 H1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0898 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
0843 On April - 19 judith, French empress/2nd wife of Louis de Vrome, dies
1012 Martyrdom of Alphege in Greenwich, London on this day in history.
1044 Gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies on April - 19.
1054 On April - 19 leo IX, [Bruno von Egesheim und Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54), dies at 51
1320 On April - 19 pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67)
1390 On April - 19 robert II, King of Scotland, dies
1451 Alam Shah of Delhi resigns throne on this day in history.
1524 Pope Clemens VII fires Neth inquisitor-general French Van de Holly on April - 19.
1529 On this day in history 2nd Parliament of Spiers bans Lutheranism
1529 John Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55 on April - 19.
1539 On this day in history charles, protestant German monarch, signs Treaty of Frankrfurt
1552 Mauritius of Saksen captures Karel on this day in history.
1560 Philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63 on April - 19.
1567 Michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79 on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history english captain Francis Drake sinks the Spanish fleet in Cadiz harbour
1587 Sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain & sinks Spanish fleet on this day in history.
1588 On April - 19 paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies
1591 Chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France on this day in history.
1605 Orazio Benevoli, composer on this day in history.
1608 Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies on this day in history.
1619 On April - 19 theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam
1629 On April - 19 sigismondo d'India, Italian composer
1645 Anton van Diemen, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at about 51 on April - 19.
1660 On this day in history sebastian Duron, composer
1689 Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on April - 19.
1700 On this day in history georg Abraham Schneider, composer
1706 Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies on this day in history.
1713 On this day in history emperor Karel VI ends Pragmatic Sanctions
1715 James Nares, composer on April - 19.
1721 On this day in history roger Sherman, signer (Decl of Ind, Constitution)
1728 Francisco Albergati Capacelli, Italian playwright on this day in history.
1733 On April - 19 elizabeth Villiers, mistress of William III of England
1737 On April - 19 geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder/inoculation propagandist