Historical Events For February - 19
Monday, 22 January 2018
0003 Sadiq Hidajat, Persian writer (Blind Person Owl) on February - 19.
0197 On February - 19 d Clodius Septimus Albinus, Roman bequest in England, dies in battle
0197 Lucius Septimius Severus' army beats Clodius Albinus at Lyon on this day in history.
0356 Emperor Constantius II shuts all heathen temples on February - 19.
0607 On February - 19 boniface III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0842 Medieval Iconoclastic Controversy ends as a council in Constantinople formally reinstated the veneration of icons in the churches on this day in history.
1260 On February - 19 boniface, of Lausanne, Belgian bishop/saint, dies
1401 On February - 19 william Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London
1414 Thomas Arundel, archbishop of Canterbury/chancellor of England, dies on this day in history.
1473 On February - 19 the birth of Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer
1512 On February - 19 french troops under Gaston de Foix occupy Brescia
1537 Weavers of Leiden Netherlands strike on this day in history.
1537 On this day in history weavers of Leiden Neth strike
1539 Jews of Tyrnau Hungary (then Trnava Czech), expelled on this day in history.
1545 On February - 19 pierre Brully, [Peter Brulius], calvinist minister, burned to death
1553 Erasmus Reinhold, German mathematician, dies at 41 on February - 19.
1561 On February - 19 mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots
1568 On February - 19 miles Coverdale, translator (1st complete English Bible), dies at 80
1574 On February - 19 spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer &Jisp Netherlands
1574 On this day in history spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer & Jisp Neth
1582 On February - 19 francis of Valois becomes duke of Brabant
1588 Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies on this day in history.
1594 On this day in history 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.
1600 On this day in history the Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina explodes in the most violent eruption in the recorded history of South America.
1605 Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer, dies at 54 on February - 19.
1611 Andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71) on this day in history.
1616 On this day in history jacques de Saint-Luc, composer
1619 Trial against Johan van Oldenbarnevelt begins in The Hague on February - 19.
1620 On this day in history roemer P Visscher, poet, buried in Amsterdam
1634 On this day in history battle at Smolensk Polish king Wladyslaw IV beats Russians
1634 On February - 19 battle at Smolensk: Polish king Wladyslaw IV beats Russians [NS=Mar 1]
1653 Luigi Rossi, composer, dies on this day in history.
1671 Charles-Hubert Gervais, composer on this day in history.
1674 Netherlands &England sign Peace of Westminster (NYC becomes English) on February - 19.