Historical Events For April - 19
Sunday, 19 November 2017
0607 Comet 1P/607 H1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0898 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
0843 On this day in history judith, French empress/2nd wife of Louis de Vrome, dies
1012 On this day in history martyrdom of Alphege in Greenwich, London.
1044 On April - 19 gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies
1054 Leo IX, [Bruno von Egesheim und Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54), dies at 51 on April - 19.
1320 Pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67) on April - 19.
1390 Robert II, King of Scotland, dies on April - 19.
1451 Alam Shah of Delhi resigns throne on this day in history.
1524 On this day in history pope Clemens VII fires Neth inquisitor-general French Van de Holly
1529 On April - 19 2nd Parliament of Spiers bans Lutheranism
1529 On April - 19 john Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55
1539 On April - 19 charles, protestant German monarch, signs Treaty of Frankrfurt
1552 On April - 19 mauritius of Saksen captures Karel
1560 On April - 19 philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63
1567 On April - 19 michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79
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 April - 19.
1588 On April - 19 paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies
1591 Chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history orazio Benevoli, composer
1608 On April - 19 earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies
1619 Theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.
1629 Sigismondo d'India, Italian composer on April - 19.
1645 Anton van Diemen, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at about 51 on this day in history.
1660 On April - 19 sebastian Duron, composer
1689 Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on April - 19.
1700 Georg Abraham Schneider, composer on April - 19.
1706 On this day in history galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies
1713 Emperor Karel VI ends Pragmatic Sanctions on April - 19.
1715 James Nares, composer on April - 19.
1721 Roger Sherman, signer (Decl of Ind, Constitution) on this day in history.
1728 Francisco Albergati Capacelli, Italian playwright on this day in history.
1733 On this day in history elizabeth Villiers, mistress of William III of England
1737 On April - 19 geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder/inoculation propagandist