Historical Events In May - 19
Monday, 23 April 2018
0715 St Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0804 On May - 19 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 On this day in history celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies
1469 On May - 19 giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor
1506 On May - 19 columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir
1515 On May - 19 george van Saksen-Meissen sells Friesland for 100,000 gold guilders to arch duke Charles
1517 Philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
1536 On this day in history anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1547 On this day in history monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel
1568 On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary
1568 On May - 19 mary, queen of Scots, arrested.
1571 Miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines on this day in history.
1585 On this day in history spain confisquates English ships
1588 Spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England on this day in history.
1601 Costanzo Porta, Italian composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
1635 France declares war on Spain on May - 19.
1643 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim French army destroys Spanish army on May - 19.
1643 Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut &New Harbor form United Colonies of New England on May - 19.
1643 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim: French army destroys Spanish army on May - 19.
1647 Sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies on this day in history.
1649 England declared a Commonwealth on this day in history.
1649 On May - 19 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 Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48 on May - 19.
1662 On May - 19 uniformity Act of England goes into effect
1746 On this day in history johann Friedrich Peter, composer
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 On this day in history johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)
1770 Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer on this day in history.