Historical Events In July - 19
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
0064 Circus Maximus in Rome catches fire on this day in history.
0514 Symmachus, Italian Pope (498-514), dies on July - 19.
0532 Start of Dionysian Pascal Cycle on this day in history.
0711 On this day in history muslim forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by their king Roderic.
1054 On this day in history bernold[us] Benno/Bernulphus, bishop of Utrecht (1027-54)/saint, dies
1195 On July - 19 battle at Alarcos: Almohaden beats Alfons VIII of Castilia
1234 On July - 19 floris IV, count of Holland, killed in tournament
1333 On this day in history battle of Halidon Hill at Berwick where an English army under Edward III and Edward Balliol defeated the Scots forces led by Sir Archibald Douglas. English archers devastated the Scottish army and inflicted terrible losses, including six earls, seventy barons and over 500 knights
1346 On this day in history dirk IV, mister of Valkenburg (1332-46), dies in battle
1374 On July - 19 francesco Petrarca, [Petracco], Italian mountaineer/poet, dies at 69
1380 On July - 19 thomas of Buckingham's invasion army lands on Calais
1425 On this day in history duke John VI van Brabant pledges Holland/Zealand to Philip the Good
1510 38 Jews are burned at stake in Berlin Prussia on July - 19.
1524 On this day in history boer War begins in Germany's Black Forest
1525 On July - 19 catholic German monarchy form Union of Dessau
1534 On July - 19 willem van Enkenvoirt, cardinal/bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 70
1543 Lady Mary Boleyn, mistress of King Henry VIII of England on this day in history.
1544 On this day in history italian War of 1542: The Siege of Boulogne began.
1545 On this day in history king Henry VIII's flagship Mary Rose sinks at Portsmouth; 73 die
1545 George Carew, English admiral, drowns on July - 19.
1551 Treaty of Karlsburg: arch duke Ferdinand of Austria recognized as king of Hungary/Transsylvania on this day in history.
1553 On July - 19 15-year-old Lady Jane Grey deposed as England's Queen after 9 days
1572 Battle at Saint-Ghislain: Spanish army beats The Genlis' mercenaries on this day in history.
1575 On July - 19 spanish viceroy Gilles of Hierges attacks Oudewater
1590 On July - 19 king Philip Ii's secretary Antonio Perez escapes jail
1592 Erhard Buttner, composer on this day in history.
1599 On this day in history jacob van Necks merchant fleet leaves Java
1625 On July - 19 samuel Besler, composer, dies at 50
1627 Dirck R "Didericus" Camphuysen, poet/printer/vicar, dies at about 41 on July - 19.
1639 French troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan on this day in history.
1674 On this day in history court of Holland bans books of Hobbes/Spinoza/Meyer
1688 Soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo on July - 19.
1688 Cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50 on July - 19.
1700 Hieronymus Gradenthaler, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.