Historical Events In May - 19
Monday, 11 December 2023
0715 St Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on May - 19.
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 this day in history giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor
1506 On May - 19 columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir
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 May - 19.
1568 On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary
1568 Mary, queen of Scots, arrested on May - 19.
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 May - 19 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history battle at Rocroi/Allersheim French army destroys Spanish army
1643 On May - 19 massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut &New Harbor form United Colonies of New England
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 On this day in history 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 May - 19.
1652 On May - 19 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 May - 19.
1746 Johann Friedrich Peter, composer on this day in history.
1749 George II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley on this day in history.
1755 Gabriele Prota, composer on May - 19.
1762 On May - 19 johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)
1770 On May - 19 antoine-Charles Glachant, composer