Historical Events In August - 19
Tuesday, 19 February 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 August - 19.
0472 On August - 19 ricimer, Barbaars general, dies
1071 Battle at Manzikert: Seldjuken sultan Alp Arslan beats Byzantine King on this day in history.
1099 On August - 19 crusaders beat Saracens in Battle of Ascalon
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 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 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 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 this day in history.
1524 Emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy on this day in history.
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 Sigismund III becomes king of Poland on August - 19.
1591 On August - 19 french king Henri IV occupies Rouen
1596 On August - 19 elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I
1601 Michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies on this day in history.
1627 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo on this day in history.
1631 On this day in history the birth of John Dryden, English poet, dramatist and satire writer
1631 John Dryden, 1st poet laureate of England (All for Love) on this day in history.
1646 On August - 19 john Flamsteed, 1st astronomer royal of England
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 Antonio Tonelli, composer on this day in history.
1689 Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) on this day in history.
1691 On August - 19 battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks
1691 On this day in history mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle