Historical Events For April - 19
Monday, 29 May 2017
0607 On April - 19 comet 1P/607 H1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0898 AUs of Earth
0843 Judith, French empress/2nd wife of Louis de Vrome, dies on April - 19.
1012 Martyrdom of Alphege in Greenwich, London on April - 19.
1044 Gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1390 On this day in history robert II, King of Scotland, dies
1451 Alam Shah of Delhi resigns throne on April - 19.
1524 Pope Clemens VII fires Neth inquisitor-general French Van de Holly on April - 19.
1529 2nd Parliament of Spiers bans Lutheranism on this day in history.
1529 On this day in history john Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55
1539 Charles, protestant German monarch, signs Treaty of Frankrfurt on this day in history.
1552 Mauritius of Saksen captures Karel on this day in history.
1560 On this day in history philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63
1567 Michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79 on April - 19.
1587 On April - 19 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 this day in history paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies
1591 On this day in history chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France
1605 Orazio Benevoli, composer on April - 19.
1608 Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies on April - 19.
1619 Theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam on April - 19.
1629 Sigismondo d'India, Italian composer on April - 19.
1645 On April - 19 anton van Diemen, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at about 51
1660 On April - 19 sebastian Duron, composer
1689 On April - 19 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies
1700 On April - 19 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 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 April - 19.
1733 Elizabeth Villiers, mistress of William III of England on April - 19.
1737 Geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder/inoculation propagandist on this day in history.