Historical Events In August - 19
Wednesday, 21 October 2020
0440 St Sixtus III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0440 Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies on this day in history.
0472 On August - 19 ricimer, Barbaars general, dies
1071 On this day in history battle at Manzikert: Seldjuken sultan Alp Arslan beats Byzantine King
1099 On August - 19 crusaders beat Saracens in Battle of Ascalon
1263 On this day in history king James I or Argon censors Hebrew writings
1263 On August - 19 king James I of Argon censors Hebrew writing
1399 King Richard II of England surrenders to his cousin Henry on this day in history.
1458 On this day in history aenea Silvio Piccolomini chosen Pope Pius II
1477 On August - 19 maximilian I, son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III, weds Mary of
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 August - 19.
1504 Battle of Knockdoe on this day in history.
1521 Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) on this day in history.
1524 Emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy on August - 19.
1558 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian on August - 19.
1561 On August - 19 mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots
1561 Mary Queen of Scots arrives in Leith Scotland to assume throne after spending 13 years in France on this day in history.
1580 On this day in history andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71
1587 Sigismund III becomes king of Poland on August - 19.
1591 On this day in history french king Henri IV occupies Rouen
1596 Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I on August - 19.
1601 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1631 John Dryden, 1st poet laureate of England (All for Love) on August - 19.
1646 On this day in history john Flamsteed, 1st astronomer royal of England
1646 On August - 19 alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian
1650 On August - 19 abraham de Verwer, painter, buried at about 55
1654 Yom Tov Lipmann Heller, rabbi/author (Tosefot Yom Tov), dies on this day in history.
1686 On August - 19 antonio Tonelli, composer
1689 On August - 19 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