1342 On this day in history birth of katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395)
1398 On this day in history birth of marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458)
1521 On this day in history birth of lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)
1557 On August - 19 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 On this day in history birth of elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia (d. 1662)
0440 Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on this day in history.
0472 On August - 19 ricimer, Barbaars general, dies
1186 Death of Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158) on this day in history.
1245 Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195) on August - 19.
1284 Death of Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273) on August - 19.
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 August - 19.
1580 On this day in history andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71