1036 Su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher was born on December - 19.
1498 On December - 19 birth of andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist
1554 On this day in history 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 December - 19 birth of william Bowyer, English printer (d. 1777)
1714 John Winthrop, American astronomer (d. 1779) was born on December - 19.
1723 Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother was born on this day in history.
0401 Anastasius I, Bishop of Rome (399-401), dies on this day in history.
1075 On December - 19 death of edith of Wessex, wife of Edward the Confessor of England
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 December - 19 melchior Bischoff, composer, dies at 67
1737 Death of James Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland (b. 1667) on December - 19.
1741 On December - 19 vitus J Bering, Dutch navigator/explorer, dies
1749 Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer, dies at 76 on December - 19.