Historical Events For May - 19
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
0715 On this day in history 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 Dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.
1296 Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies on this day in history.
1469 On this day in history giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor
1506 On May - 19 columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir
1515 On this day in history george van Saksen-Meissen sells Friesland for 100,000 gold guilders to arch duke Charles
1517 On May - 19 philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht
1536 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on this day in history.
1547 Monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel on this day in history.
1568 English queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary on this day in history.
1568 Mary, queen of Scots, arrested on this day in history.
1571 On May - 19 miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines
1585 Spain confisquates English ships on May - 19.
1588 On May - 19 spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England
1601 Costanzo Porta, Italian composer on May - 19.
1608 Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague on May - 19.
1611 On May - 19 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 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim: French army destroys Spanish army on this day in history.
1647 Sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies on this day in history.
1649 On May - 19 england declared a Commonwealth
1649 An Act declaring England a Commonwealth is passed by the Long Parliament. England would be a republic for the next eleven years on May - 19.
1652 Spanish troops occupy Grevelingen on May - 19.
1653 On May - 19 carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48
1662 Uniformity Act of England goes into effect on this day in history.
1746 Johann Friedrich Peter, composer on this day in history.
1749 George II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley on this day in history.
1755 On this day in history gabriele Prota, composer
1762 Johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre) on May - 19.
1770 Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer on this day in history.