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Historical Events For May - 19

Monday, 22 May 2017

0715  On May - 19 st Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0804  On this day in history alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69  

0988  On this day in history dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

1296  Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies on this day in history.  

1469  Giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor on May - 19.  

1506  On May - 19 columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir  

1515  George van Saksen-Meissen sells Friesland for 100,000 gold guilders to arch duke Charles on May - 19.  

1517  On May - 19 philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht  

1536  On May - 19 anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded  

1547  On May - 19 monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel  

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1568  English queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary on this day in history.  

1568  On this day in history mary, queen of Scots, arrested.  

1571  On this day in history miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines  

1585  Spain confisquates English ships on May - 19.  

1588  On this day in history spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England  

1601  Costanzo Porta, Italian composer on this day in history.  

1608  On this day in history matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague  

1611  On this day in history innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)  

1616  On May - 19 johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer  

1635  France declares war on Spain on this day in history.  

1643  On this day in history battle at Rocroi/Allersheim French army destroys Spanish army  

1643  On May - 19 massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut &New Harbor form United Colonies of New England  

1643  On this day in history battle at Rocroi/Allersheim: French army destroys Spanish army  

1647  On this day in history sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies  

1649  England declared a Commonwealth on May - 19.  

1649  On this day in history an Act declaring England a Commonwealth is passed by the Long Parliament. England would be a republic for the next eleven years.  

1652  On May - 19 spanish troops occupy Grevelingen  

1653  On this day in history carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48  

1662  On May - 19 uniformity Act of England goes into effect  

1746  Johann Friedrich Peter, composer on this day in history.  

1749  On May - 19 george II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley  

1755  Gabriele Prota, composer on May - 19.  

1762  On this day in history johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)  

1770  On May - 19 antoine-Charles Glachant, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1469  On this day in history birth of giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor  

1611  On this day in history birth of innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)  

1616  Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer was born on May - 19.  

1700  On this day in history birth of josé de Escandón, Spanish colonial governor (d. 1770)  

1724  On May - 19 birth of augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, British admiral and politician (d. 1779)  

1744  On this day in history birth of charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1818)  

1746  On this day in history birth of johann Friedrich Peter, composer  

1755  On May - 19 birth of gabriele Prota, composer  

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Famous Deaths In May - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0804  Alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69 on this day in history.  

0988  On this day in history dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

1102  On this day in history death of stephen, Count of Blois (b. c. 1045)  

1125  On this day in history death of vladimir Monomakh, Russian prince (b. 1053)  

1296  Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies on this day in history.  

1319  Death of Louis d'Évreux, son of Philip III of France (b. 1276) on this day in history.  

1389  Death of Dmitri Donskoi, Grand Prince of Muscovy (b. 1350) on this day in history.  

1526  Death of Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (b. 1464) on May - 19.  

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