Historical Events In July - 19
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
0064 Circus Maximus in Rome catches fire on this day in history.
0514 On this day in history symmachus, Italian Pope (498-514), dies
0532 On July - 19 start of Dionysian Pascal Cycle
0711 Muslim forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by their king Roderic on July - 19.
1054 Bernold[us] Benno/Bernulphus, bishop of Utrecht (1027-54)/saint, dies on July - 19.
1195 Battle at Alarcos: Almohaden beats Alfons VIII of Castilia on July - 19.
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 Dirk IV, mister of Valkenburg (1332-46), dies in battle on this day in history.
1374 On this day in history francesco Petrarca, [Petracco], Italian mountaineer/poet, dies at 69
1380 On July - 19 thomas of Buckingham's invasion army lands on Calais
1425 Duke John VI van Brabant pledges Holland/Zealand to Philip the Good on this day in history.
1510 38 Jews are burned at stake in Berlin Prussia on July - 19.
1524 Boer War begins in Germany's Black Forest on July - 19.
1525 Catholic German monarchy form Union of Dessau on this day in history.
1534 Willem van Enkenvoirt, cardinal/bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 70 on this day in history.
1543 Lady Mary Boleyn, mistress of King Henry VIII of England on July - 19.
1544 On this day in history italian War of 1542: The Siege of Boulogne began.
1545 King Henry VIII's flagship Mary Rose sinks at Portsmouth; 73 die on this day in history.
1545 George Carew, English admiral, drowns on this day in history.
1551 Treaty of Karlsburg: arch duke Ferdinand of Austria recognized as king of Hungary/Transsylvania on this day in history.
1553 15-year-old Lady Jane Grey deposed as England's Queen after 9 days on July - 19.
1572 On this day in history battle at Saint-Ghislain: Spanish army beats The Genlis' mercenaries
1575 Spanish viceroy Gilles of Hierges attacks Oudewater on July - 19.
1590 On this day in history king Philip Ii's secretary Antonio Perez escapes jail
1592 Erhard Buttner, composer on this day in history.
1599 On July - 19 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 On July - 19 french troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan
1674 Court of Holland bans books of Hobbes/Spinoza/Meyer on July - 19.
1688 On this day in history soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo
1688 Cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50 on this day in history.
1700 On July - 19 hieronymus Gradenthaler, composer, dies at 62