Historical Events In May - 19
Monday, 27 January 2020
0715 St Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0804 On May - 19 alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69
0988 On this day in history dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1296 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on May - 19.
1547 On May - 19 monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel
1568 English queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary on May - 19.
1568 On May - 19 mary, queen of Scots, arrested.
1571 Miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines on May - 19.
1585 Spain confisquates English ships on May - 19.
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 On May - 19 innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)
1616 On this day in history johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
1635 On May - 19 france declares war on Spain
1643 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim French army destroys Spanish army on May - 19.
1643 On this day in history massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut &New Harbor form United Colonies of New England
1643 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim: French army destroys Spanish army on May - 19.
1647 On May - 19 sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies
1649 England declared a Commonwealth on May - 19.
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 May - 19.
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 May - 19.
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 Gabriele Prota, composer on May - 19.
1762 On this day in history johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)
1770 On May - 19 antoine-Charles Glachant, composer