Historical Events For April - 19
Thursday, 30 March 2017
0607 Comet 1P/607 H1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0898 AUs of Earth on April - 19.
0843 On April - 19 judith, French empress/2nd wife of Louis de Vrome, dies
1012 On this day in history martyrdom of Alphege in Greenwich, London.
1044 On this day in history gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies
1054 Leo IX, [Bruno von Egesheim und Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54), dies at 51 on this day in history.
1320 Pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67) on this day in history.
1390 On April - 19 robert II, King of Scotland, dies
1451 Alam Shah of Delhi resigns throne on this day in history.
1524 On April - 19 pope Clemens VII fires Neth inquisitor-general French Van de Holly
1529 On April - 19 2nd Parliament of Spiers bans Lutheranism
1529 John Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55 on this day in history.
1539 On April - 19 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 this day in history.
1567 On April - 19 michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79
1587 On April - 19 english captain Francis Drake sinks the Spanish fleet in Cadiz harbour
1587 On this day in history sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain & sinks Spanish fleet
1588 Paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies on April - 19.
1591 Chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France on this day in history.
1605 On April - 19 orazio Benevoli, composer
1608 On April - 19 earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies
1619 Theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam on April - 19.
1629 On April - 19 sigismondo d'India, Italian composer
1645 On April - 19 anton van Diemen, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at about 51
1660 Sebastian Duron, composer on April - 19.
1689 On April - 19 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies
1700 On this day in history georg Abraham Schneider, composer
1706 On this day in history galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies
1713 On this day in history emperor Karel VI ends Pragmatic Sanctions
1715 On this day in history james Nares, composer
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 Elizabeth Villiers, mistress of William III of England on this day in history.
1737 Geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder/inoculation propagandist on this day in history.