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Historical Events In December - 19

Monday, 21 September 2020

0324  On this day in history licinius abdicates his position as Roman Emperor.  

0401  On this day in history st Anastasius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0401  Anastasius I, Bishop of Rome (399-401), dies on December - 19.  

1036  Su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher on this day in history.  

1055  Seldjuken under Toghril Beg occupy Baghdad on this day in history.  

1075  On this day in history edith of Wessex, wife of Edward the Confessor of England  

1154  Henry II becomes King of England on December - 19.  

1154  King Henry II of England crowned on December - 19.  

1327  Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy on this day in history.  

1370  Urban V, [Guillaume de Grimoard], 1st Avignon Pope (1362-70), dies on this day in history.  

1498  On December - 19 andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist  

1551  On December - 19 dutch west coast hit by hurricane  

1562  Battle at Dreux: Anne de Montmorency & huguenots under Condé captured on December - 19.  

1614  On this day in history melchior Bischoff, composer, dies at 67  

1676  On this day in history louis-Nicholas Clerambault, Paris France, composer/organist  

1683  On December - 19 philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)  

1686  On this day in history robinson Crusoe leaves his island after 28 years (as per Defoe)  

1688  King James II's wife & son flee to France on this day in history.  

1696  On this day in history jean-Francois Regnard's "Le Joueur," premieres in Paris  

1723  On December - 19 susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother  

1732  Benjamin Franklin begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack" on December - 19.  

1732  On December - 19 benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"  

1741  Vitus J Bering, Dutch navigator/explorer, dies on December - 19.  

1744  On this day in history jacobus J Cramer, priest of Holland/Zealand/West-Friesland  

1749  Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer, dies at 76 on December - 19.  

1753  On December - 19 john Taylor, Virginia, philosopher (Jeffersonian Democracy)  

1776  Thomas Paine publishes his first "American Crisis" essay on December - 19.  

1776  On this day in history thomas Paine published his 1st "American Crisis" essay, in which he wrote, "These are the times that try men's souls"  

1777  On this day in history washington settles his troops at Valley Forge, Pa for the winter  

1777  On December - 19 washington settles his troops at Valley Forge, Pa for winter  

1779  On December - 19 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, Paris France, engraver  

1783  On December - 19 english govt of Pitt Jr forms  

1783  On this day in history charles-Julien Brianchon, France, mathematician (Brianchon's theorem)  

1788  Chinese troops occupy capital Thang Long Vietnam on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1036  Su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher was born on this day in history.  

1498  Andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist was born on December - 19.  

1554  On December - 19 birth of philip William, Prince of Orange (d. 1618)  

1676  On December - 19 birth of louis-Nicholas Clerambault, Paris France, composer/organist  

1683  Philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46) was born on this day in history.  

1699  On this day in history birth of william Bowyer, English printer (d. 1777)  

1714  On December - 19 birth of john Winthrop, American astronomer (d. 1779)  

1723  On December - 19 birth of susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother  

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Famous Deaths In December - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0401  Anastasius I, Bishop of Rome (399-401), dies on December - 19.  

1075  Death of Edith of Wessex, wife of Edward the Confessor of England on this day in history.  

1327  Death of Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy on this day in history.  

1370  Urban V, [Guillaume de Grimoard], 1st Avignon Pope (1362-70), dies on this day in history.  

1614  On this day in history melchior Bischoff, composer, dies at 67  

1737  Death of James Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland (b. 1667) on this day in history.  

1741  On this day in history vitus J Bering, Dutch navigator/explorer, dies  

1749  Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer, dies at 76 on December - 19.  

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