1342 Katharine of Bohemia, Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1395) was born on August - 19.
1398 On August - 19 birth of marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (d. 1458)
1521 Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) was born on this day in history.
1557 On August - 19 birth of frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1608)
1558 On August - 19 birth of paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian
1590 Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649) was born on this day in history.
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 this day in history ricimer, Barbaars general, dies
1186 On this day in history death of geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)
1245 On August - 19 death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195)
1284 On this day in history death of alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273)
1297 On this day in history death of saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)
1493 On August - 19 frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77
1580 On this day in history andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71