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Historical Events In August - 19

Friday, 26 February 2021

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

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

1699  On August - 19 jose Saenz d'aguirre, Spanish cardinal, dies at 69  

1702  On August - 19 -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  Johann Georg Christoph Schetky, composer on this day in history.  

1743  Marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, last mistress of Louis XV on this day in history.  

1744  Carlo Arrigoni, composer, dies at 46 on August - 19.  

1753  [Johann] Balthasar Neumann, German architect, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1756  On this day in history anthony FRE Haersolte, member of Executing Regime  

1757  On August - 19 battle at Gross Jagerndorf: Russian army beats Prussia [NS=Aug 30]  

1768  On August - 19 saint Isaac's Cathedral is founded in Saint Petersburg, Russia.  

1772  On this day in history gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish govt & restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720  

1780  On August - 19 baranger, writer  

1780  On August - 19 bernhard Haltenberger, composer, dies at 32  

1785  On this day in history seth Thomas, pioneer in mass production of clocks  

1787  On August - 19 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 this day in history.  

1812  USS Constitution captures HMS Guerriere. Lucy Brewer served on board Consituation as Nicolas Baker during this battle on this day in history.  

1812  On this day in history uS warship Constitution defeats British warship Guerriere  

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 August - 19 william Henry Fry, composer  

1813  On this day in history johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer, dies at 54  

1815  On August - 19 john Porter McCown, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1879  

1816  On August - 19 java again in Dutch hands  

1816  Julius PJA van Zuylen van Nyevelt, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1822  Melchor Lopez Jimenez, composer, dies at 62 on August - 19.  

1824  Georg Goltermann, composer on August - 19.  

1826  On August - 19 canada Co chartered to colonize Upper Canada (Ontario)  

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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 August - 19.  

1398  Marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history birth of lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)  

1557  On this day in history birth of frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1608)  

1558  On this day in history 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  On August - 19 sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies  

0472  Ricimer, Barbaars general, dies on August - 19.  

1186  On this day in history death of geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)  

1245  Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195) on August - 19.  

1284  On August - 19 death of alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273)  

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 this day in history.  

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

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