Historical Events For May - 19
Friday, 20 October 2017
0715 On May - 19 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 On May - 19 celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies
1469 Giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor on May - 19.
1506 On this day in history 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 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on May - 19.
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 On May - 19 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 this day in history.
1588 Spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England on May - 19.
1601 Costanzo Porta, Italian composer on May - 19.
1608 Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague on May - 19.
1611 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89) on May - 19.
1616 On May - 19 johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
1635 On May - 19 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 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim: French army destroys Spanish army on May - 19.
1647 Sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies on May - 19.
1649 England declared a Commonwealth on this day in history.
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 this day in history spanish troops occupy Grevelingen
1653 On this day in history carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48
1662 On this day in history uniformity Act of England goes into effect
1746 On May - 19 johann Friedrich Peter, composer
1749 On May - 19 george II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley
1755 On May - 19 gabriele Prota, composer
1762 Johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre) on May - 19.
1770 Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer on May - 19.