Historical Events In August - 19
Thursday, 18 April 2019
0440 St Sixtus III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0440 Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on August - 19.
0472 On this day in history ricimer, Barbaars general, dies
1071 On August - 19 battle at Manzikert: Seldjuken sultan Alp Arslan beats Byzantine King
1099 Crusaders beat Saracens in Battle of Ascalon on August - 19.
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 this day in history.
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 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 On August - 19 emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy
1558 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.
1561 Mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots on August - 19.
1561 Mary Queen of Scots arrives in Leith Scotland to assume throne after spending 13 years in France on August - 19.
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 French king Henri IV occupies Rouen on August - 19.
1596 On August - 19 elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I
1601 Michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies on August - 19.
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 this day in history.
1631 John Dryden, 1st poet laureate of England (All for Love) on August - 19.
1646 On August - 19 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 August - 19 antonio Tonelli, composer
1689 Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) on this day in history.
1691 Battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks on August - 19.
1691 On August - 19 mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle