Historical Events In June - 19
Friday, 06 December 2019
0240 -BC- Eratosthenes estimates circumference of Earth on this day in history.
0987 On this day in history louis IV, crowned king of France
1113 On this day in history odo/Odardus van Kamerijk, French writer/bishop of Kamerijk, dies
1179 On this day in history the Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Earl Erling Skakke is killed, and the battle changes the tide of the civil wars.
1205 On this day in history pope Innocent III fires Adolf I as archbishop of Cologne
1269 King Louis IX of Frances decrees all Jews must wear a badge of shame on June - 19.
1286 On June - 19 rabbenu Mir of Rothenbur imprisoned in fortress of Ensisheim
1306 On June - 19 the Earl of Pembroke's army defeats Bruce's Scottish army at the Battle of Methven.
1312 Piers Gaveston, earl of Cornwall, beheaded on June - 19.
1341 On June - 19 juliana van Falconieri, Italian saint/Swedish tenor, dies
1369 On this day in history duke Philip the Stout marries Margaretha van Male
1464 On this day in history french King Louis XI forms postal service
1502 On this day in history emperor Maximilian I & England sign treaty of Antwerp
1542 On this day in history leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer
1554 On June - 19 sixt[us] Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Judith), dies at 53
1566 The birth of James VI of Scotland and England on this day in history.
1566 On this day in history james I Stuart, king of Scotland (James VI)/England (1567/1603-25)
1572 Garrison under Adrian van Swieten occupy Oudewater on June - 19.
1586 On June - 19 english colonists sailed from Roanoke Island NC
1588 Spanish Armada heavily destroyed in storm at Coruna on this day in history.
1595 Wladyslaw IV Vasa, king of Poland (1632-48) on this day in history.
1608 On June - 19 thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)
1613 On June - 19 christian de Placker, composer
1621 Battle at Dragetsani: Turkish army beats Greece on June - 19.
1623 On this day in history the birth of Blaise Pascal, French mathematician
1623 Blaise Pascal, mathematician/physicist/religious writer (Pascal) on June - 19.
1631 Peace of Cherasco: Charles de Gonzaga-Nevers becomes duke of Mantua on June - 19.
1633 Philippus van Limborch, remonstrants theologist/vicar on June - 19.
1652 On this day in history louis de Geer, Neth/Swedish industrialist/millionaire, dies at 64
1669 Polish parliament selects Litouwer Michael Wisniopwiecki as king on June - 19.
1708 On June - 19 johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer
1717 Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, composer on June - 19.
1741 Reinier Vinkeles, Dutch engraver/art collector on June - 19.
1747 On this day in history alessandro Marcello, composer, dies at 77