Historical Events In June - 19
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
0240 On June - 19 -BC- Eratosthenes estimates circumference of Earth
0987 Louis IV, crowned king of France on this day in history.
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 this day in history rabbenu Mir of Rothenbur imprisoned in fortress of Ensisheim
1306 The Earl of Pembroke's army defeats Bruce's Scottish army at the Battle of Methven on June - 19.
1312 Piers Gaveston, earl of Cornwall, beheaded on June - 19.
1341 Juliana van Falconieri, Italian saint/Swedish tenor, dies on this day in history.
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 Emperor Maximilian I & England sign treaty of Antwerp on June - 19.
1542 Leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer on June - 19.
1554 Sixt[us] Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Judith), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1566 On June - 19 the birth of James VI of Scotland and England
1566 James I Stuart, king of Scotland (James VI)/England (1567/1603-25) on June - 19.
1572 Garrison under Adrian van Swieten occupy Oudewater on this day in history.
1586 English colonists sailed from Roanoke Island NC on June - 19.
1588 On June - 19 spanish Armada heavily destroyed in storm at Coruna
1595 Wladyslaw IV Vasa, king of Poland (1632-48) on June - 19.
1608 Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) on this day in history.
1613 On June - 19 christian de Placker, composer
1621 On June - 19 battle at Dragetsani: Turkish army beats Greece
1623 The birth of Blaise Pascal, French mathematician on June - 19.
1623 Blaise Pascal, mathematician/physicist/religious writer (Pascal) on this day in history.
1631 Peace of Cherasco: Charles de Gonzaga-Nevers becomes duke of Mantua on this day in history.
1633 Philippus van Limborch, remonstrants theologist/vicar on June - 19.
1652 On June - 19 louis de Geer, Neth/Swedish industrialist/millionaire, dies at 64
1669 Polish parliament selects Litouwer Michael Wisniopwiecki as king on this day in history.
1708 On June - 19 johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer
1717 On June - 19 johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, composer
1741 Reinier Vinkeles, Dutch engraver/art collector on this day in history.
1747 On this day in history alessandro Marcello, composer, dies at 77