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 August - 19.
1521 Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) was born on August - 19.
1557 On August - 19 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 Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I was born on this day in history.
1596 Elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662) was born on this day in history.
0440 Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on August - 19.
0472 Ricimer, Barbaars general, dies on this day in history.
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 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 August - 19.
1580 On this day in history andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71