Historical Events In August - 19
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0440 St Sixtus III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 19.
0440 Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on this day in history.
0472 On August - 19 ricimer, Barbaars general, dies
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 King James I or Argon censors Hebrew writings on this day in history.
1263 On this day in history king James I of Argon censors Hebrew writing
1399 King Richard II of England surrenders to his cousin Henry on August - 19.
1458 Aenea Silvio Piccolomini chosen Pope Pius II on August - 19.
1477 Maximilian I, son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III, weds Mary of on August - 19.
1493 Maximilian I of Austria becomes Roman Catholic German emperor on August - 19.
1493 Frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1504 Battle of Knockdoe on this day in history.
1521 On August - 19 lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)
1524 Emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy on August - 19.
1558 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.
1561 Mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots on this day in history.
1561 Mary Queen of Scots arrives in Leith Scotland to assume throne after spending 13 years in France on August - 19.
1580 On August - 19 andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71
1587 On August - 19 sigismund III becomes king of Poland
1591 French king Henri IV occupies Rouen on August - 19.
1596 On August - 19 elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I
1601 On August - 19 michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies
1627 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo on this day in history.
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 On this day in history john Flamsteed, 1st astronomer royal of England
1646 On August - 19 alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian
1650 Abraham de Verwer, painter, buried at about 55 on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history yom Tov Lipmann Heller, rabbi/author (Tosefot Yom Tov), dies
1686 On this day in history antonio Tonelli, composer
1689 On August - 19 samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)
1691 Battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks on this day in history.
1691 On August - 19 mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle