Historical Events In May - 19
Monday, 08 August 2022
0715 St Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0804 Alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69 on this day in history.
0988 On May - 19 dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1296 On May - 19 celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies
1469 On May - 19 giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor
1506 Columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir on this day in history.
1515 On May - 19 george van Saksen-Meissen sells Friesland for 100,000 gold guilders to arch duke Charles
1517 Philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht on May - 19.
1536 On May - 19 anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1547 Monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel on May - 19.
1568 On May - 19 english queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary
1568 Mary, queen of Scots, arrested on this day in history.
1571 On this day in history miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines
1585 On this day in history spain confisquates English ships
1588 Spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England on May - 19.
1601 Costanzo Porta, Italian composer on May - 19.
1608 Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague on this day in history.
1611 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89) on May - 19.
1616 Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer on this day in history.
1635 On this day in history france declares war on Spain
1643 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim French army destroys Spanish army on May - 19.
1643 Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut &New Harbor form United Colonies of New England on this day in history.
1643 On May - 19 battle at Rocroi/Allersheim: French army destroys Spanish army
1647 Sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies on this day in history.
1649 England declared a Commonwealth on this day in history.
1649 An Act declaring England a Commonwealth is passed by the Long Parliament. England would be a republic for the next eleven years on this day in history.
1652 On this day in history spanish troops occupy Grevelingen
1653 Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48 on May - 19.
1662 On this day in history uniformity Act of England goes into effect
1746 Johann Friedrich Peter, composer on May - 19.
1749 On this day in history george II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley
1755 Gabriele Prota, composer on May - 19.
1762 Johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre) on this day in history.
1770 On May - 19 antoine-Charles Glachant, composer