Historical Events In October - 19
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
0439 The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, take Carthage in North Africa on October - 19.
0615 St Deusdedit I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0727 Saint Frideswide on October - 19.
1031 Abbot Humbertus van Echternach opens grave of Saint Willibrord on October - 19.
1187 On October - 19 pope Urban III
1216 King John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry on October - 19.
1216 On October - 19 king John
1268 On October - 19 konradin von Hohenstaufen, duke of Zwaben, beheaded
1298 Rindfleish-140 Jews of Heilbron Germany are murdered on this day in history.
1453 On October - 19 2nd Battle at Castillon: France beats English, end of hundred year war
1466 On October - 19 2nd Peace of Thorn
1492 On this day in history columbus sites "Isabela" (Fortune Island, Bahamas)
1507 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, [Aytta van Zwichem], Dutch priest on October - 19.
1512 Martin Luther becomes a doctor of theology (Doctor in Biblia) on October - 19.
1545 Giovanale Ancina, composer on October - 19.
1547 On October - 19 pierino del Vaga, Italian painter, dies at about 46
1553 On October - 19 bonifazio Veronese/Veneziano, [de' Pitati], Italian painter, dies
1576 On this day in history dutch provinces begin consultation about Spanish existence
1581 Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible" on October - 19.
1605 Thomas Browne, British writer (Garden of Cyrus) on this day in history.
1608 Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies on October - 19.
1609 Jacobus Arminius, [Jacob Hermans], theologist, dies at about 49 on October - 19.
1630 On October - 19 in Boston the 1st general court is held
1634 Beach Island in North sea destroyed by a heavy storm flood on this day in history.
1636 Marcin Kazanowski, Polish politician on this day in history.
1652 On October - 19 louis Le Quointe, composer
1682 English Lord Shaftesbury flees to Holland on this day in history.
1684 Johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer on this day in history.
1690 On this day in history giuseppi Maria Carretti, composer
1722 French C Hopffer patents fire extinguisher on October - 19.
1739 On October - 19 england declares war on Spain [OS=Oct 30]
1745 Jonathan Swift, English writer (Gulliver's Travels), dies on October - 19.
1758 On this day in history johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies
1765 On this day in history stamp Act Congress met in NY, wrote decl of rights & liberties