Historical Events In August - 19
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
0440 St Sixtus III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 19.
0440 Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on August - 19.
0472 Ricimer, Barbaars general, dies on this day in history.
1071 Battle at Manzikert: Seldjuken sultan Alp Arslan beats Byzantine King on this day in history.
1099 On August - 19 crusaders beat Saracens in Battle of Ascalon
1263 On this day in history king James I or Argon censors Hebrew writings
1263 King James I of Argon censors Hebrew writing on August - 19.
1399 On August - 19 king Richard II of England surrenders to his cousin Henry
1458 On August - 19 aenea Silvio Piccolomini chosen Pope Pius II
1477 On this day in history maximilian I, son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III, weds Mary of
1493 On August - 19 maximilian I of Austria becomes Roman Catholic German emperor
1493 Frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1504 On August - 19 battle of Knockdoe.
1521 Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) on August - 19.
1524 Emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy on August - 19.
1558 On August - 19 paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian
1561 On August - 19 mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots
1561 Mary Queen of Scots arrives in Leith Scotland to assume throne after spending 13 years in France on this day in history.
1580 Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 on August - 19.
1587 On this day in history sigismund III becomes king of Poland
1591 On this day in history french king Henri IV occupies Rouen
1596 Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I on August - 19.
1601 On August - 19 michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies
1627 On this day in history prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo
1631 The birth of John Dryden, English poet, dramatist and satire writer on August - 19.
1631 John Dryden, 1st poet laureate of England (All for Love) on August - 19.
1646 John Flamsteed, 1st astronomer royal of England on August - 19.
1646 On August - 19 alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian
1650 Abraham de Verwer, painter, buried at about 55 on this day in history.
1654 On August - 19 yom Tov Lipmann Heller, rabbi/author (Tosefot Yom Tov), dies
1686 Antonio Tonelli, composer on this day in history.
1689 Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) on this day in history.
1691 On August - 19 battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks
1691 On this day in history mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle