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Historical Events In August - 19

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

0440  St Sixtus III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0440  Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on this day in history.  

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

1071  On August - 19 battle at Manzikert: Seldjuken sultan Alp Arslan beats Byzantine King  

1099  Crusaders beat Saracens in Battle of Ascalon on August - 19.  

1263  King James I or Argon censors Hebrew writings on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1493  On August - 19 maximilian I of Austria becomes Roman Catholic German emperor  

1493  On this day in history frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77  

1504  On August - 19 battle of Knockdoe.  

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

1524  On August - 19 emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy  

1558  Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71  

1587  On this day in history sigismund III becomes king of Poland  

1591  On August - 19 french king Henri IV occupies Rouen  

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

1601  On this day in history michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies  

1627  On August - 19 prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo  

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

1631  On August - 19 john Dryden, 1st poet laureate of England (All for Love)  

1646  On August - 19 john Flamsteed, 1st astronomer royal of England  

1646  Alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian on August - 19.  

1650  On August - 19 abraham de Verwer, painter, buried at about 55  

1654  On this day in history yom Tov Lipmann Heller, rabbi/author (Tosefot Yom Tov), dies  

1686  On August - 19 antonio Tonelli, composer  

1689  On August - 19 samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)  

1691  On August - 19 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 this day in history.  

1398  Marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458) was born on August - 19.  

1521  Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) was born on this day in history.  

1557  Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1608) was born on August - 19.  

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

1590  Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649) was born on this day in history.  

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

1596  On this day in history 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 August - 19 sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies  

0472  On this day in history ricimer, Barbaars general, dies  

1186  Death of Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158) on August - 19.  

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  Death of Saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274) on this day in history.  

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

1580  On this day in history andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71  

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