Historical Events For May - 19
Saturday, 17 February 2018
0715 On this day in history st Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
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
1296 Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies on May - 19.
1469 Giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor on this day in history.
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 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 Monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel on this day in history.
1568 English queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary on May - 19.
1568 Mary, queen of Scots, arrested on May - 19.
1571 Miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines on May - 19.
1585 On May - 19 spain confisquates English ships
1588 Spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England on this day in history.
1601 On this day in history costanzo Porta, Italian composer
1608 On May - 19 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 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 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 On May - 19 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 On May - 19 carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48
1662 Uniformity Act of England goes into effect on May - 19.
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 On May - 19 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.