Historical Events In May - 19
Thursday, 03 December 2020
0715 On May - 19 st Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0804 On this day in history alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69
0988 On May - 19 dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1296 On this day in history celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies
1469 Giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor on May - 19.
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 Philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
1536 On May - 19 anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1547 Monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel on this day in history.
1568 English queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary on this day in history.
1568 On May - 19 mary, queen of Scots, arrested.
1571 On this day in history miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines
1585 On May - 19 spain confisquates English ships
1588 On this day in history spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England
1601 On this day in history costanzo Porta, Italian composer
1608 On this day in history matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague
1611 On this day in history innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)
1616 On this day in history johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
1635 France declares war on Spain on this day in history.
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 Sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies on May - 19.
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 Spanish troops occupy Grevelingen on May - 19.
1653 Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48 on this day in history.
1662 On May - 19 uniformity Act of England goes into effect
1746 On May - 19 johann Friedrich Peter, composer
1749 George II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley on this day in history.
1755 On May - 19 gabriele Prota, composer
1762 Johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre) on May - 19.
1770 On May - 19 antoine-Charles Glachant, composer