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Historical Events In August - 19

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1692  On this day in history 5 women executed for witchcraft in Salem Mass  

1698  On this day in history russian czar Peter the Great begins term  

1699  Jose Saenz d'aguirre, Spanish cardinal, dies at 69 on August - 19.  

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

1719  Karl H Freiherr von Canstein, German lawyer, dies at 52 on August - 19.  

1737  Johann Georg Christoph Schetky, composer on August - 19.  

1743  On August - 19 marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, last mistress of Louis XV  

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

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

1756  On August - 19 anthony FRE Haersolte, member of Executing Regime  

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

1768  On this day in history 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 this day in history baranger, writer  

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

1785  On August - 19 seth Thomas, pioneer in mass production of clocks  

1787  On August - 19 w Herschel discovers Enceladus, a moon of Saturn  

1791  On August - 19 benjamin Banneker published his 1st Almanac  

1795  Friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1796  Spain & France sign anti-English alliance on this day in history.  

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

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

1812  Vincenzo Righini, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1813  Gervasio Antonio de Posadas joins Argentina's second triumvirate on this day in history.  

1813  On August - 19 william Henry Fry, composer  

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

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

1816  On this day in history java again in Dutch hands  

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

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

1821  On this day in history failed liberal coup against French King Louis XVIII  

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

1824  On this day in history georg Goltermann, composer  

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

1398  On August - 19 birth of marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458)  

1521  On August - 19 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  Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1245  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1297  Death of Saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274) on August - 19.  

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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