Historical Events In August - 19
Monday, 19 August 2019
0440 On this day in history st Sixtus III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0440 Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on this day in history.
0472 On this day in history ricimer, Barbaars general, dies
1071 Battle at Manzikert: Seldjuken sultan Alp Arslan beats Byzantine King on this day in history.
1099 Crusaders beat Saracens in Battle of Ascalon on this day in history.
1263 King James I or Argon censors Hebrew writings on August - 19.
1263 On this day in history king James I of Argon censors Hebrew writing
1399 On this day in history king Richard II of England surrenders to his cousin Henry
1458 On August - 19 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 Maximilian I of Austria becomes Roman Catholic German emperor on this day in history.
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 On August - 19 lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)
1524 On August - 19 emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy
1558 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian on August - 19.
1561 On this day in history mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots
1561 On August - 19 mary Queen of Scots arrives in Leith Scotland to assume throne after spending 13 years in France
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 this day in history.
1596 On this day in history elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I
1601 On this day in history michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies
1627 On August - 19 prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo
1631 On August - 19 the birth of John Dryden, English poet, dramatist and satire writer
1631 John Dryden, 1st poet laureate of England (All for Love) on August - 19.
1646 John Flamsteed, 1st astronomer royal of England on this day in history.
1646 On August - 19 alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian
1650 On this day in history abraham de Verwer, painter, buried at about 55
1654 Yom Tov Lipmann Heller, rabbi/author (Tosefot Yom Tov), dies on August - 19.
1686 Antonio Tonelli, composer on August - 19.
1689 On August - 19 samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)
1691 Battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks on this day in history.
1691 Mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle on this day in history.