Historical Events In August - 19
Monday, 18 January 2021
0440 On this day in history st Sixtus III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0440 On this day in history sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies
0472 Ricimer, Barbaars general, dies on August - 19.
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 this day in history king Richard II of England surrenders to his cousin Henry
1458 On this day in history aenea Silvio Piccolomini chosen Pope Pius II
1477 Maximilian I, son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III, weds Mary of on this day in history.
1493 On this day in history maximilian I of Austria becomes Roman Catholic German emperor
1493 On this day in history frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77
1504 On this day in history 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 Mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots on this day in history.
1561 On August - 19 mary Queen of Scots arrives in Leith Scotland to assume throne after spending 13 years in France
1580 On this day in history andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71
1587 On August - 19 sigismund III becomes king of Poland
1591 On August - 19 french king Henri IV occupies Rouen
1596 On August - 19 elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I
1601 On this day in history michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies
1627 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo on August - 19.
1631 The birth of John Dryden, English poet, dramatist and satire writer on this day in history.
1631 On this day in history john Dryden, 1st poet laureate of England (All for Love)
1646 John Flamsteed, 1st astronomer royal of England on August - 19.
1646 Alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian on August - 19.
1650 On August - 19 abraham de Verwer, painter, buried at about 55
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 August - 19.
1691 Battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks on this day in history.
1691 On August - 19 mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle