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.