Historical Events In May - 19
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
0715 On this day in history 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 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 May - 19.
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 May - 19.
1536 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on this day in history.
1547 On May - 19 monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel
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 Spain confisquates English ships on May - 19.
1588 On this day in history 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 May - 19.
1611 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89) on May - 19.
1616 On this day in history johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
1635 On May - 19 france declares war on Spain
1643 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 Spanish troops occupy Grevelingen on this day in history.
1653 On May - 19 carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48
1662 On this day in history uniformity Act of England goes into effect
1746 Johann Friedrich Peter, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)
1770 On this day in history antoine-Charles Glachant, composer