Historical Events In May - 19
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
0715 St Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on May - 19.
0804 Alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69 on May - 19.
0988 On May - 19 dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1296 Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies on May - 19.
1469 On May - 19 giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor
1506 Columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir on May - 19.
1515 On May - 19 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 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on this day in history.
1547 On this day in history 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 On May - 19 spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England
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 this day in history.
1616 Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer on May - 19.
1635 On May - 19 france declares war on Spain
1643 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim French army destroys Spanish army on this day in history.
1643 On this day in history massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut &New Harbor form United Colonies of New England
1643 On May - 19 battle at Rocroi/Allersheim: French army destroys Spanish army
1647 On May - 19 sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies
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 May - 19.
1652 On this day in history spanish troops occupy Grevelingen
1653 On this day in history carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48
1662 Uniformity Act of England goes into effect on this day in history.
1746 On May - 19 johann Friedrich Peter, composer
1749 On this day in history george II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley
1755 Gabriele Prota, composer on this day in history.
1762 Johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre) on this day in history.
1770 Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer on May - 19.