Historical Events In May - 19
Thursday, 23 May 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 this day in history dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1296 On May - 19 celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies
1469 Giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor on this day in history.
1506 On May - 19 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 May - 19.
1517 Philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht on May - 19.
1536 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on May - 19.
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 Miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines on May - 19.
1585 Spain confisquates English ships on this day in history.
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 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 France declares war on Spain on May - 19.
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 May - 19.
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 May - 19.
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 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 this day in history johann Friedrich Peter, composer
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 May - 19 johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)
1770 On this day in history antoine-Charles Glachant, composer