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Historical Events In August - 19

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

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

0472  On August - 19 ricimer, Barbaars general, dies  

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

1099  Crusaders beat Saracens in Battle of Ascalon on this day in history.  

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

1263  On August - 19 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  Aenea Silvio Piccolomini chosen Pope Pius II on August - 19.  

1477  Maximilian I, son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III, weds Mary of on this day in history.  

1493  Maximilian I of Austria becomes Roman Catholic German emperor on August - 19.  

1493  On August - 19 frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77  

1504  On August - 19 battle of Knockdoe.  

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

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

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

1561  Mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots on August - 19.  

1561  Mary Queen of Scots arrives in Leith Scotland to assume throne after spending 13 years in France on this day in history.  

1580  Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 on August - 19.  

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

1591  French king Henri IV occupies Rouen on August - 19.  

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

1601  Michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies on August - 19.  

1627  On August - 19 prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo  

1631  The birth of John Dryden, English poet, dramatist and satire writer on this day in history.  

1631  On this day in history john Dryden, 1st poet laureate of England (All for Love)  

1646  John Flamsteed, 1st astronomer royal of England on August - 19.  

1646  On this day in history alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian  

1650  On this day in history 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 this day in history antonio Tonelli, composer  

1689  Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) on August - 19.  

1691  Battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks on this day in history.  

1691  Mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  On August - 19 birth of katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395)  

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 August - 19 birth of paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1590  On August - 19 birth of henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649)  

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

1596  Elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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 August - 19 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 this day in history.  

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

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