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)