Historical Events For May - 19
Monday, 11 December 2017
0715 On this day in history st Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0804 On May - 19 alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69
0988 Dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies on May - 19.
1296 Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies on May - 19.
1469 Giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor on May - 19.
1506 Columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir on this day in history.
1515 On this day in history 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 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on May - 19.
1547 On May - 19 monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel
1568 English queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary on May - 19.
1568 Mary, queen of Scots, arrested on May - 19.
1571 On this day in history miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines
1585 Spain confisquates English ships on May - 19.
1588 Spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England on May - 19.
1601 Costanzo Porta, Italian composer on May - 19.
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 Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer on May - 19.
1635 On this day in history france declares war on Spain
1643 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim French army destroys Spanish army on this day in history.
1643 On this day in history 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 Sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies on May - 19.
1649 On this day in history england declared a Commonwealth
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 this day in history.
1662 Uniformity Act of England goes into effect on May - 19.
1746 On this day in history johann Friedrich Peter, composer
1749 On this day in history george II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley
1755 On May - 19 gabriele Prota, composer
1762 On May - 19 johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)
1770 Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer on May - 19.