Historical Events In August - 19
Sunday, 29 March 2020
0440 St Sixtus III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 19.
0440 On this day in history sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies
0472 On August - 19 ricimer, Barbaars general, dies
1071 On August - 19 battle at Manzikert: Seldjuken sultan Alp Arslan beats Byzantine King
1099 On this day in history crusaders beat Saracens in Battle of Ascalon
1263 King James I or Argon censors Hebrew writings on August - 19.
1263 King James I of Argon censors Hebrew writing on this day in history.
1399 On August - 19 king Richard II of England surrenders to his cousin Henry
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 this day in history.
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 August - 19.
1521 On this day in history lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)
1524 On August - 19 emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy
1558 On August - 19 paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian
1561 On August - 19 mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots
1561 On this day in history 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 August - 19.
1596 Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I on this day in history.
1601 On this day in history michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies
1627 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo on this day in history.
1631 On August - 19 the birth of John Dryden, English poet, dramatist and satire writer
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 this day in history.
1646 Alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian on this day in history.
1650 Abraham de Verwer, painter, buried at about 55 on August - 19.
1654 Yom Tov Lipmann Heller, rabbi/author (Tosefot Yom Tov), dies on this day in history.
1686 On this day in history antonio Tonelli, composer
1689 Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) on August - 19.
1691 On August - 19 battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks
1691 Mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle on August - 19.