Historical Events In April - 19
Friday, 24 January 2020
0607 On April - 19 comet 1P/607 H1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0898 AUs of Earth
0843 On this day in history judith, French empress/2nd wife of Louis de Vrome, dies
1012 On April - 19 martyrdom of Alphege in Greenwich, London.
1044 On April - 19 gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies
1054 On this day in history leo IX, [Bruno von Egesheim und Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54), dies at 51
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 On April - 19 alam Shah of Delhi resigns throne
1524 Pope Clemens VII fires Neth inquisitor-general French Van de Holly on April - 19.
1529 2nd Parliament of Spiers bans Lutheranism on this day in history.
1529 John Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55 on this day in history.
1539 On this day in history charles, protestant German monarch, signs Treaty of Frankrfurt
1552 Mauritius of Saksen captures Karel on this day in history.
1560 On this day in history philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63
1567 On April - 19 michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79
1587 English captain Francis Drake sinks the Spanish fleet in Cadiz harbour on this day in history.
1587 Sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain & sinks Spanish fleet on this day in history.
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 April - 19.
1619 On April - 19 theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam
1629 On this day in history sigismondo d'India, Italian composer
1645 On this day in history anton van Diemen, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at about 51
1660 On this day in history sebastian Duron, composer
1689 Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on this day in history.
1700 On April - 19 georg Abraham Schneider, composer
1706 On April - 19 galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies
1713 Emperor Karel VI ends Pragmatic Sanctions on April - 19.
1715 On this day in history james Nares, composer
1721 On this day in history roger Sherman, signer (Decl of Ind, Constitution)
1728 On April - 19 francisco Albergati Capacelli, Italian playwright
1733 On April - 19 elizabeth Villiers, mistress of William III of England
1737 On this day in history geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder/inoculation propagandist