1342 Katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395) was born on this day in history.
1398 Marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.
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 August - 19.
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 On August - 19 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 Ricimer, Barbaars general, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273)
1297 On August - 19 death of saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)
1493 On this day in history frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77
1580 Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 on August - 19.