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 This day in History - December 19
369 Historic Events for December 19
401

St Anastasius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
401

Anastasius I, Bishop of Rome (399-401), dies

Death
1036

Su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher

Birth
1055

Seldjuken under Toghril Beg occupy Baghdad

Event
1154

King Henry II of England crowned

Event
1370

Urban V, [Guillaume de Grimoard], 1st Avignon Pope (1362-70), dies

Death
1498

Andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist

Birth
1551

Dutch west coast hit by hurricane

Event
1562

Battle at Dreux: Anne de Montmorency and huguenots under Cond‚ captured

Event
1614

Melchior Bischoff, composer, dies at 67

Death
1676

Louis-Nicholas Clerambault, Paris France, composer/organist

Birth
1683

Philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)

Birth
1686

Robinson Crusoe leaves his island after 28 years (as per Defoe)

Event
1688

King James II's wife and son flee to France

Event
1696

Jean-Fran‡ois Regnard's "Le Joueur," premieres in Paris

Event
1723

Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother

Birth
1732

Benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"

Event
1741

Vitus J Bering, Dutch navigator/explorer, dies

Death
1744

Jacobus J Cramer, priest of Holland/Zealand/West-Friesland

Birth
1749

Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer, dies at 76

Death
1753

John Taylor, Virginia, philosopher (Jeffersonian Democracy)

Birth
1776

Thomas Paine published his 1st "American Crisis" essay, in which he wrote, "These are the times that try men's souls"

Event
1777

Washington settles his troops at Valley Forge, Pa for winter

Event
1778

Marie-Th‚rŠse-Charlotte, daughter of King Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette

Birth
1779

Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, Paris France, engraver

Birth