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Historical Events In August - 19

Thursday, 24 June 2021

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  On this day in history ricimer, Barbaars general, dies  

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

1099  On August - 19 crusaders beat Saracens in Battle of Ascalon  

1263  On this day in history king James I or Argon censors Hebrew writings  

1263  On this day in history king James I of Argon censors Hebrew writing  

1399  On this day in history king Richard II of England surrenders to his cousin Henry  

1458  Aenea Silvio Piccolomini chosen Pope Pius II on August - 19.  

1477  On this day in history 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  Frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77 on August - 19.  

1504  On this day in history battle of Knockdoe.  

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

1524  Emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy on August - 19.  

1558  On August - 19 paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  

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

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

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

1596  On August - 19 elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I  

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

1627  Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo on this day in history.  

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 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  Antonio Tonelli, composer on August - 19.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195) on this day in history.  

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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