Historical Events In May - 19
Tuesday, 31 January 2023
0715 On May - 19 st Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0804 Alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69 on this day in history.
0988 On this day in history dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1296 Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies on May - 19.
1469 On this day in history giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor
1506 Columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir on May - 19.
1515 On this day in history george van Saksen-Meissen sells Friesland for 100,000 gold guilders to arch duke Charles
1517 On this day in history philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht
1536 On this day in history anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1547 On May - 19 monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel
1568 English queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary on May - 19.
1568 Mary, queen of Scots, arrested on this day in history.
1571 Miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines on this day in history.
1585 Spain confisquates English ships on this day in history.
1588 Spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England on May - 19.
1601 On May - 19 costanzo Porta, Italian composer
1608 Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague on May - 19.
1611 On this day in history innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)
1616 Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer on May - 19.
1635 France declares war on Spain on May - 19.
1643 On May - 19 battle at Rocroi/Allersheim French army destroys Spanish army
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 On this day in history sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies
1649 England declared a Commonwealth on this day in history.
1649 On May - 19 an Act declaring England a Commonwealth is passed by the Long Parliament. England would be a republic for the next eleven years.
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 May - 19 uniformity Act of England goes into effect
1746 Johann Friedrich Peter, composer on this day in history.
1749 George II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley on May - 19.
1755 Gabriele Prota, composer on May - 19.
1762 On May - 19 johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)
1770 Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer on this day in history.