Historical Events In October - 19
Thursday, 28 October 2021
0439 The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, take Carthage in North Africa on this day in history.
0615 St Deusdedit I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on October - 19.
0727 On October - 19 saint Frideswide
1031 On this day in history abbot Humbertus van Echternach opens grave of Saint Willibrord
1187 On October - 19 pope Urban III
1216 On this day in history king John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry.
1216 On this day in history king John
1268 On October - 19 konradin von Hohenstaufen, duke of Zwaben, beheaded
1298 On this day in history rindfleish-140 Jews of Heilbron Germany are murdered
1453 On this day in history 2nd Battle at Castillon: France beats English, end of hundred year war
1466 On this day in history 2nd Peace of Thorn
1492 Columbus sites "Isabela" (Fortune Island, Bahamas) on October - 19.
1507 On this day in history viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, [Aytta van Zwichem], Dutch priest
1512 Martin Luther becomes a doctor of theology (Doctor in Biblia) on October - 19.
1545 Giovanale Ancina, composer on this day in history.
1547 Pierino del Vaga, Italian painter, dies at about 46 on this day in history.
1553 On October - 19 bonifazio Veronese/Veneziano, [de' Pitati], Italian painter, dies
1576 Dutch provinces begin consultation about Spanish existence on this day in history.
1581 Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible" on October - 19.
1605 Thomas Browne, British writer (Garden of Cyrus) on October - 19.
1608 Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies on this day in history.
1609 On October - 19 jacobus Arminius, [Jacob Hermans], theologist, dies at about 49
1630 In Boston the 1st general court is held on this day in history.
1634 On October - 19 beach Island in North sea destroyed by a heavy storm flood
1636 Marcin Kazanowski, Polish politician on this day in history.
1652 Louis Le Quointe, composer on this day in history.
1682 On October - 19 english Lord Shaftesbury flees to Holland
1684 On October - 19 johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer
1690 Giuseppi Maria Carretti, composer on this day in history.
1722 French C Hopffer patents fire extinguisher on October - 19.
1739 England declares war on Spain [OS=Oct 30] on this day in history.
1745 On October - 19 jonathan Swift, English writer (Gulliver's Travels), dies
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