1036 Su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher was born on this day in history.
1498 On December - 19 birth of andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist
1554 Philip William, Prince of Orange (d. 1618) was born on this day in history.
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 December - 19.
1699 William Bowyer, English printer (d. 1777) was born on this day in history.
1714 John Winthrop, American astronomer (d. 1779) was born on this day in history.
1723 On this day in history birth of susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother
0401 On this day in history anastasius I, Bishop of Rome (399-401), dies
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 December - 19.
1370 On this day in history urban V, [Guillaume de Grimoard], 1st Avignon Pope (1362-70), dies
1614 Melchior Bischoff, composer, dies at 67 on December - 19.
1737 On December - 19 death of james Sobieski, Crown Prince of Poland (b. 1667)
1741 Vitus J Bering, Dutch navigator/explorer, dies on December - 19.
1749 Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer, dies at 76 on December - 19.