Historical Events In April - 19
Friday, 17 August 2018
0607 Comet 1P/607 H1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0898 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
0843 On April - 19 judith, French empress/2nd wife of Louis de Vrome, dies
1012 On April - 19 martyrdom of Alphege in Greenwich, London.
1044 Gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies on this day in history.
1054 Leo IX, [Bruno von Egesheim und Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54), dies at 51 on April - 19.
1320 On this day in history pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67)
1390 On this day in history robert II, King of Scotland, dies
1451 Alam Shah of Delhi resigns throne on this day in history.
1524 Pope Clemens VII fires Neth inquisitor-general French Van de Holly on this day in history.
1529 On April - 19 2nd Parliament of Spiers bans Lutheranism
1529 On April - 19 john Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55
1539 Charles, protestant German monarch, signs Treaty of Frankrfurt on April - 19.
1552 Mauritius of Saksen captures Karel on this day in history.
1560 On April - 19 philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63
1567 Michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79 on April - 19.
1587 On April - 19 english captain Francis Drake sinks the Spanish fleet in Cadiz harbour
1587 Sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain & sinks Spanish fleet on April - 19.
1588 Paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies on April - 19.
1591 On April - 19 chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France
1605 On this day in history orazio Benevoli, composer
1608 Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies on this day in history.
1619 Theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam on April - 19.
1629 On April - 19 sigismondo d'India, Italian composer
1645 Anton van Diemen, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at about 51 on April - 19.
1660 On this day in history sebastian Duron, composer
1689 Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on April - 19.
1700 Georg Abraham Schneider, composer on April - 19.
1706 Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies on April - 19.
1713 Emperor Karel VI ends Pragmatic Sanctions on April - 19.
1715 On April - 19 james Nares, composer
1721 Roger Sherman, signer (Decl of Ind, Constitution) on April - 19.
1728 Francisco Albergati Capacelli, Italian playwright on this day in history.
1733 Elizabeth Villiers, mistress of William III of England on this day in history.
1737 On this day in history geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder/inoculation propagandist