Historical Events In May - 19
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
0715 St Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0804 On this day in history 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 Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies on May - 19.
1469 On May - 19 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 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on this day in history.
1547 On this day in history monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel
1568 On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary
1568 Mary, queen of Scots, arrested on this day in history.
1571 On May - 19 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 May - 19 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 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 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim: French army destroys Spanish army on this day in history.
1647 Sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies on this day in history.
1649 On this day in history england declared a Commonwealth
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 On May - 19 spanish troops occupy Grevelingen
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 On May - 19 george II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley
1755 On this day in history gabriele Prota, composer
1762 On this day in history johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)
1770 On May - 19 antoine-Charles Glachant, composer