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.