Historical Events In August - 19
Saturday, 14 December 2019
0440 On August - 19 st Sixtus III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0440 Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on this day in history.
0472 Ricimer, Barbaars general, dies on this day in history.
1071 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1263 King James I of Argon censors Hebrew writing on this day in history.
1399 King Richard II of England surrenders to his cousin Henry on August - 19.
1458 Aenea Silvio Piccolomini chosen Pope Pius II on this day in history.
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 On this day in history frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77
1504 Battle of Knockdoe on this day in history.
1521 On August - 19 lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)
1524 On August - 19 emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy
1558 On this day in history paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian
1561 Mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots on this day in history.
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 this day in history andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71
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 On August - 19 elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I
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 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 August - 19.
1686 On August - 19 antonio Tonelli, composer
1689 On this day in history samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)
1691 On August - 19 battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks
1691 On this day in history mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle