Historical Events In February - 19
Monday, 18 February 2019
0003 On February - 19 sadiq Hidajat, Persian writer (Blind Person Owl)
0197 D Clodius Septimus Albinus, Roman bequest in England, dies in battle on February - 19.
0197 Lucius Septimius Severus' army beats Clodius Albinus at Lyon on February - 19.
0356 Emperor Constantius II shuts all heathen temples on February - 19.
0607 On this day in history boniface III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0842 On this day in history medieval Iconoclastic Controversy ends as a council in Constantinople formally reinstated the veneration of icons in the churches
1260 Boniface, of Lausanne, Belgian bishop/saint, dies on February - 19.
1401 On February - 19 william Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London
1414 On February - 19 thomas Arundel, archbishop of Canterbury/chancellor of England, dies
1473 On this day in history the birth of Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer
1512 On this day in history french troops under Gaston de Foix occupy Brescia
1537 On February - 19 weavers of Leiden Netherlands strike
1537 Weavers of Leiden Neth strike on February - 19.
1539 On February - 19 jews of Tyrnau Hungary (then Trnava Czech), expelled
1545 On this day in history pierre Brully, [Peter Brulius], calvinist minister, burned to death
1553 On February - 19 erasmus Reinhold, German mathematician, dies at 41
1561 Mary Proclaimed Queen of Scots on February - 19.
1568 Miles Coverdale, translator (1st complete English Bible), dies at 80 on February - 19.
1574 On this day in history spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer &Jisp Netherlands
1574 Spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer & Jisp Neth on this day in history.
1582 On February - 19 francis of Valois becomes duke of Brabant
1588 On February - 19 pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies
1594 Having already inherited the throne of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth through his mother Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, Sigismund III of the House of Vasa is crowned King of Sweden, succeeding his father John III of Sweden on February - 19.
1600 The Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina explodes in the most violent eruption in the recorded history of South America on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer, dies at 54
1611 Andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71) on this day in history.
1616 Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer on February - 19.
1619 Trial against Johan van Oldenbarnevelt begins in The Hague on February - 19.
1620 On this day in history roemer P Visscher, poet, buried in Amsterdam
1634 Battle at Smolensk Polish king Wladyslaw IV beats Russians on this day in history.
1634 On this day in history battle at Smolensk: Polish king Wladyslaw IV beats Russians [NS=Mar 1]
1653 Luigi Rossi, composer, dies on February - 19.
1671 On February - 19 charles-Hubert Gervais, composer
1674 Netherlands &England sign Peace of Westminster (NYC becomes English) on this day in history.