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 This day in History - October 19
373 Historic Events for October 19
615

St Deusdedit I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
1031

Abbot Humbertus van Echternach opens grave of Saint Willibrord

Event
1268

Konradin von Hohenstaufen, duke of Zwaben, beheaded

Death
1298

Rindfleish-140 Jews of Heilbron Germany are murdered

Event
1453

2nd Battle at Castillon: France beats English, end of hundred year war

Event
1466

2nd Peace of Thorn

Event
1492

Columbus sites "Isabela" (Fortune Island, Bahamas)

Event
1507

Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, [Aytta van Zwichem], Dutch priest

Birth
1545

Giovanale Ancina, composer

Birth
1547

Pierino del Vaga, Italian painter, dies at about 46

Death
1553

Bonifazio Veronese/Veneziano, [de' Pitati], Italian painter, dies

Death
1576

Dutch provinces begin consultation about Spanish existence

Event
1581

Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of Ivan IV "the Terrible"

Birth
1605

Thomas Browne, British writer (Garden of Cyrus)

Birth
1608

Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies

Death
1609

Jacobus Arminius, [Jacob Hermans], theologist, dies at about 49

Death
1630

In Boston the 1st general court is held

Event
1634

Beach Island in North sea destroyed by a heavy storm flood

Event
1652

Louis Le Quointe, composer

Birth
1655

Swedish King Karel X Gustaaf occupies Krakow

Event
1682

English Lord Shaftesbury flees to Holland

Event
1684

Johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer

Birth
1690

Giuseppi Maria Carretti, composer

Birth
1722

French C Hopffer patents fire extinguisher

Event
1739

England declares war on Spain [OS=Oct 30]

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