Historical Events In May - 19
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
0715 On May - 19 st Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0804 On May - 19 alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69
0988 Dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir
1515 George van Saksen-Meissen sells Friesland for 100,000 gold guilders to arch duke Charles on this day in history.
1517 Philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
1536 On this day in history 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 On May - 19 mary, queen of Scots, arrested.
1571 On this day in history miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines
1585 Spain confisquates English ships on May - 19.
1588 On May - 19 spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England
1601 On this day in history costanzo Porta, Italian composer
1608 On May - 19 matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague
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 May - 19 france declares war on Spain
1643 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim French army destroys Spanish army on this day in history.
1643 On May - 19 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 this day in history sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies
1649 On May - 19 england declared a Commonwealth
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 On May - 19 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 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 On this day in history gabriele Prota, composer
1762 On this day in history johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)
1770 On this day in history antoine-Charles Glachant, composer