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Historical Events In August - 19

Thursday, 26 May 2022

1692  5 women executed for witchcraft in Salem Mass on August - 19.  

1698  Russian czar Peter the Great begins term on August - 19.  

1699  On this day in history jose Saenz d'aguirre, Spanish cardinal, dies at 69  

1702  On this day in history -24] Battle at Santa Marta Venz: English fleet beat French  

1719  On August - 19 karl H Freiherr von Canstein, German lawyer, dies at 52  

1737  On this day in history johann Georg Christoph Schetky, composer  

1743  On this day in history marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, last mistress of Louis XV  

1744  Carlo Arrigoni, composer, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1753  [Johann] Balthasar Neumann, German architect, dies at 66 on August - 19.  

1756  Anthony FRE Haersolte, member of Executing Regime on August - 19.  

1757  Battle at Gross Jagerndorf: Russian army beats Prussia [NS=Aug 30] on this day in history.  

1768  Saint Isaac's Cathedral is founded in Saint Petersburg, Russia on this day in history.  

1772  Gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish govt & restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720 on August - 19.  

1780  On August - 19 baranger, writer  

1780  Bernhard Haltenberger, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

1785  Seth Thomas, pioneer in mass production of clocks on August - 19.  

1787  On this day in history w Herschel discovers Enceladus, a moon of Saturn  

1791  Benjamin Banneker published his 1st Almanac on August - 19.  

1795  Friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer, dies at 67 on August - 19.  

1796  Spain & France sign anti-English alliance on August - 19.  

1812  USS Constitution captures HMS Guerriere. Lucy Brewer served on board Consituation as Nicolas Baker during this battle on August - 19.  

1812  US warship Constitution defeats British warship Guerriere on August - 19.  

1812  On August - 19 vincenzo Righini, composer, dies at 56  

1813  On August - 19 gervasio Antonio de Posadas joins Argentina's second triumvirate.  

1813  On this day in history william Henry Fry, composer  

1813  Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer, dies at 54 on August - 19.  

1815  John Porter McCown, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1879 on August - 19.  

1816  Java again in Dutch hands on this day in history.  

1816  Julius PJA van Zuylen van Nyevelt, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs on August - 19.  

1818  CAPT James Biddle takes possession of Oregon Territory for U.S on this day in history.  

1821  Failed liberal coup against French King Louis XVIII on August - 19.  

1822  Melchor Lopez Jimenez, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1824  On August - 19 georg Goltermann, composer  

1826  Canada Co chartered to colonize Upper Canada (Ontario) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  On this day in history birth of katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395)  

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 August - 19.  

1558  On this day in history birth of paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1590  On this day in history birth of henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649)  

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

1596  On August - 19 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 August - 19 sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies  

0472  On this day in history ricimer, Barbaars general, dies  

1186  On August - 19 death of geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)  

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 this day in history.  

1297  On this day in history death of saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)  

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

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

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