Historical Events For April - 19
Tuesday, 24 January 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 On April - 19 martyrdom of Alphege in Greenwich, London.
1044 On this day in history gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies
1054 On April - 19 leo IX, [Bruno von Egesheim und Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54), dies at 51
1320 Pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67) on this day in history.
1390 Robert II, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.
1451 Alam Shah of Delhi resigns throne on April - 19.
1524 On this day in history pope Clemens VII fires Neth inquisitor-general French Van de Holly
1529 2nd Parliament of Spiers bans Lutheranism on April - 19.
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 April - 19.
1552 On April - 19 mauritius of Saksen captures Karel
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 this day in history.
1587 English captain Francis Drake sinks the Spanish fleet in Cadiz harbour on April - 19.
1587 On April - 19 sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain & sinks Spanish fleet
1588 On this day in history paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies
1591 Chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France on April - 19.
1605 On this day in history orazio Benevoli, composer
1608 On this day in history earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies
1619 Theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1689 On April - 19 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies
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 this day in history.
1715 On April - 19 james Nares, composer
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