Historical Events In June - 19
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
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 Odo/Odardus van Kamerijk, French writer/bishop of Kamerijk, dies on June - 19.
1179 The Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Earl Erling Skakke is killed, and the battle changes the tide of the civil wars on this day in history.
1205 Pope Innocent III fires Adolf I as archbishop of Cologne on this day in history.
1269 On June - 19 king Louis IX of Frances decrees all Jews must wear a badge of shame
1286 On June - 19 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 On June - 19 piers Gaveston, earl of Cornwall, beheaded
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 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 this day in history 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 June - 19 james I Stuart, king of Scotland (James VI)/England (1567/1603-25)
1572 On this day in history garrison under Adrian van Swieten occupy Oudewater
1586 English colonists sailed from Roanoke Island NC on this day in history.
1588 Spanish Armada heavily destroyed in storm at Coruna on this day in history.
1595 On June - 19 wladyslaw IV Vasa, king of Poland (1632-48)
1608 Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) on June - 19.
1613 Christian de Placker, composer on this day in history.
1621 On June - 19 battle at Dragetsani: Turkish army beats Greece
1623 The birth of Blaise Pascal, French mathematician on June - 19.
1623 On this day in history blaise Pascal, mathematician/physicist/religious writer (Pascal)
1631 On June - 19 peace of Cherasco: Charles de Gonzaga-Nevers becomes duke of Mantua
1633 Philippus van Limborch, remonstrants theologist/vicar on this day in history.
1652 On June - 19 louis de Geer, Neth/Swedish industrialist/millionaire, dies at 64
1669 On June - 19 polish parliament selects Litouwer Michael Wisniopwiecki as king
1708 Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer on June - 19.
1717 Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, composer on June - 19.
1741 Reinier Vinkeles, Dutch engraver/art collector on this day in history.
1747 Alessandro Marcello, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.