Historical Events In December - 19
Friday, 16 April 2021
0324 On this day in history licinius abdicates his position as Roman Emperor.
0401 St Anastasius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 19.
0401 Anastasius I, Bishop of Rome (399-401), dies on December - 19.
1036 Su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher on this day in history.
1055 On December - 19 seldjuken under Toghril Beg occupy Baghdad
1075 Edith of Wessex, wife of Edward the Confessor of England on December - 19.
1154 Henry II becomes King of England on December - 19.
1154 King Henry II of England crowned on this day in history.
1327 On December - 19 agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy
1370 On this day in history urban V, [Guillaume de Grimoard], 1st Avignon Pope (1362-70), dies
1498 On December - 19 andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist
1551 Dutch west coast hit by hurricane on this day in history.
1562 On December - 19 battle at Dreux: Anne de Montmorency & huguenots under Condé captured
1614 Melchior Bischoff, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1676 On December - 19 louis-Nicholas Clerambault, Paris France, composer/organist
1683 On December - 19 philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)
1686 On December - 19 robinson Crusoe leaves his island after 28 years (as per Defoe)
1688 King James II's wife & son flee to France on December - 19.
1696 On December - 19 jean-Francois Regnard's "Le Joueur," premieres in Paris
1723 Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother on December - 19.
1732 Benjamin Franklin begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack" on December - 19.
1732 On December - 19 benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"
1741 Vitus J Bering, Dutch navigator/explorer, dies on December - 19.
1744 On December - 19 jacobus J Cramer, priest of Holland/Zealand/West-Friesland
1749 Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer, dies at 76 on December - 19.
1753 On December - 19 john Taylor, Virginia, philosopher (Jeffersonian Democracy)
1776 Thomas Paine publishes his first "American Crisis" essay on December - 19.
1776 On this day in history thomas Paine published his 1st "American Crisis" essay, in which he wrote, "These are the times that try men's souls"
1777 On December - 19 washington settles his troops at Valley Forge, Pa for the winter
1777 Washington settles his troops at Valley Forge, Pa for winter on December - 19.
1779 On December - 19 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, Paris France, engraver
1783 On this day in history english govt of Pitt Jr forms
1783 On this day in history charles-Julien Brianchon, France, mathematician (Brianchon's theorem)
1788 On this day in history chinese troops occupy capital Thang Long Vietnam