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Historical Events In August - 19

Sunday, 07 March 2021

0440  On this day in history st Sixtus III ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0440  On August - 19 sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies  

0472  Ricimer, Barbaars general, dies on August - 19.  

1071  Battle at Manzikert: Seldjuken sultan Alp Arslan beats Byzantine King on this day in history.  

1099  On August - 19 crusaders beat Saracens in Battle of Ascalon  

1263  On this day in history king James I or Argon censors Hebrew writings  

1263  On this day in history king James I of Argon censors Hebrew writing  

1399  King Richard II of England surrenders to his cousin Henry on this day in history.  

1458  On August - 19 aenea Silvio Piccolomini chosen Pope Pius II  

1477  Maximilian I, son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III, weds Mary of on August - 19.  

1493  On this day in history maximilian I of Austria becomes Roman Catholic German emperor  

1493  Frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1504  Battle of Knockdoe on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)  

1524  Emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy on August - 19.  

1558  On this day in history paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1561  Mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots on August - 19.  

1561  On August - 19 mary Queen of Scots arrives in Leith Scotland to assume throne after spending 13 years in France  

1580  Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1587  Sigismund III becomes king of Poland on August - 19.  

1591  On this day in history french king Henri IV occupies Rouen  

1596  On August - 19 elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I  

1601  On August - 19 michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies  

1627  Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo on this day in history.  

1631  The birth of John Dryden, English poet, dramatist and satire writer on August - 19.  

1631  John Dryden, 1st poet laureate of England (All for Love) on this day in history.  

1646  John Flamsteed, 1st astronomer royal of England on this day in history.  

1646  Alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian on this day in history.  

1650  On this day in history abraham de Verwer, painter, buried at about 55  

1654  On August - 19 yom Tov Lipmann Heller, rabbi/author (Tosefot Yom Tov), dies  

1686  On this day in history antonio Tonelli, composer  

1689  On this day in history samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)  

1691  On this day in history battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks  

1691  Mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle on August - 19.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  Katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395) was born on August - 19.  

1398  Marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.  

1521  On August - 19 birth of lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)  

1557  Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1608) was born on this day in history.  

1558  Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on August - 19.  

1590  Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649) was born on August - 19.  

1596  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I  

1596  On August - 19 birth of elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0440  On this day in history sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies  

0472  Ricimer, Barbaars general, dies on this day in history.  

1186  On August - 19 death of geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)  

1245  On this day in history death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195)  

1284  Death of Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273) on August - 19.  

1297  On this day in history death of saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)  

1493  Frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77 on August - 19.  

1580  On August - 19 andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71  

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