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Historical Events In August - 19

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1692  On August - 19 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1743  Marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, last mistress of Louis XV on August - 19.  

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

1757  Battle at Gross Jagerndorf: Russian army beats Prussia [NS=Aug 30] on August - 19.  

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

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

1780  On August - 19 baranger, writer  

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

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

1787  W Herschel discovers Enceladus, a moon of Saturn on August - 19.  

1791  On this day in history benjamin Banneker published his 1st Almanac  

1795  On this day in history friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer, dies at 67  

1796  On this day in history spain & France sign anti-English alliance  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1813  On this day in history william Henry Fry, composer  

1813  On August - 19 johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer, dies at 54  

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

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

1821  On August - 19 failed liberal coup against French King Louis XVIII  

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

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  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  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 August - 19.  


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  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 this day in history.  

1297  On August - 19 death of saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)  

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

1580  On this day in history andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71  

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