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Historical Events In August - 19

Sunday, 03 July 2022

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

0440  Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on August - 19.  

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

1071  Battle at Manzikert: Seldjuken sultan Alp Arslan beats Byzantine King on August - 19.  

1099  On this day in history crusaders beat Saracens in Battle of Ascalon  

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 August - 19.  

1458  On this day in history aenea Silvio Piccolomini chosen Pope Pius II  

1477  On August - 19 maximilian I, son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III, weds Mary of  

1493  Maximilian I of Austria becomes Roman Catholic German emperor on this day in history.  

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

1504  Battle of Knockdoe on this day in history.  

1521  Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) on August - 19.  

1524  On this day in history emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy  

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

1561  On August - 19 mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots  

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 August - 19.  

1587  Sigismund III becomes king of Poland on this day in history.  

1591  French king Henri IV occupies Rouen on this day in history.  

1596  Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I on August - 19.  

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

1627  On August - 19 prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo  

1631  On August - 19 the birth of John Dryden, English poet, dramatist and satire writer  

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

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  Yom Tov Lipmann Heller, rabbi/author (Tosefot Yom Tov), dies on August - 19.  

1686  On August - 19 antonio Tonelli, composer  

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

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

1691  On this day in history mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle  

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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  On August - 19 birth of marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458)  

1521  Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) was born on August - 19.  

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 August - 19.  

1596  Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I was born on August - 19.  

1596  On this day in history birth of elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662)  

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  Death of Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158) on this day in history.  

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

1284  On this day in history death of alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273)  

1297  On August - 19 death of saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)  

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

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

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