Historical Events For February - 19
Monday, 29 May 2017
0003 Sadiq Hidajat, Persian writer (Blind Person Owl) on this day in history.
0197 D Clodius Septimus Albinus, Roman bequest in England, dies in battle on February - 19.
0197 On February - 19 lucius Septimius Severus' army beats Clodius Albinus at Lyon
0356 On February - 19 emperor Constantius II shuts all heathen temples
0607 Boniface III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0842 Medieval Iconoclastic Controversy ends as a council in Constantinople formally reinstated the veneration of icons in the churches on February - 19.
1260 Boniface, of Lausanne, Belgian bishop/saint, dies on this day in history.
1401 On this day in history william Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London
1414 On this day in history thomas Arundel, archbishop of Canterbury/chancellor of England, dies
1473 On this day in history the birth of Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer
1512 French troops under Gaston de Foix occupy Brescia on February - 19.
1537 On this day in history weavers of Leiden Netherlands strike
1537 On this day in history weavers of Leiden Neth strike
1539 On February - 19 jews of Tyrnau Hungary (then Trnava Czech), expelled
1545 Pierre Brully, [Peter Brulius], calvinist minister, burned to death on this day in history.
1553 Erasmus Reinhold, German mathematician, dies at 41 on February - 19.
1561 On this day in history mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots
1568 On this day in history miles Coverdale, translator (1st complete English Bible), dies at 80
1574 On this day in history spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer &Jisp Netherlands
1574 Spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer & Jisp Neth on February - 19.
1582 On February - 19 francis of Valois becomes duke of Brabant
1588 Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies on February - 19.
1594 Having already inherited the throne of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth through his mother Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, Sigismund III of the House of Vasa is crowned King of Sweden, succeeding his father John III of Sweden on this day in history.
1600 The Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina explodes in the most violent eruption in the recorded history of South America on this day in history.
1605 Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer, dies at 54 on February - 19.
1611 On February - 19 andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71)
1616 Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer on this day in history.
1619 On this day in history trial against Johan van Oldenbarnevelt begins in The Hague
1620 On February - 19 roemer P Visscher, poet, buried in Amsterdam
1634 On February - 19 battle at Smolensk Polish king Wladyslaw IV beats Russians
1634 On this day in history battle at Smolensk: Polish king Wladyslaw IV beats Russians [NS=Mar 1]
1653 On February - 19 luigi Rossi, composer, dies
1671 Charles-Hubert Gervais, composer on this day in history.
1674 Netherlands &England sign Peace of Westminster (NYC becomes English) on February - 19.