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 This day in History - January 19
374 Historic Events for January 19
379

Theodosius installed as co-emperor of East Roman Empire

Event
570

Mohammed, Islamic prophet (Koran)

Birth
639

Dagobert I, king of Austrasia/Soissons/Burgundy/Neustri‰, dies

Death
973

Pope Benedictus VI elected

Event
1200

Dogen Kigen, Japan, Zen teacher, 1st patriarch of the Japanese Soto

Birth
1419

French city of Rouen surrenders to Henry V in Hundred Years War

Event
1479

Johan II, king of Arag¢n/Navarra, dies at 81

Death
1493

France cedes Roussillon and Cerd gne to Spain by treaty of Barcelona

Event
1544

Francis II de Valois-Angoulˆme, king of France (1559-60)

Birth
1547

Henry Howard, earl of Surrey, army commander/poet, beheaded at 29

Death
1549

Barthout van Assendelft, 1st land advocate of Holland, dies

Death
1576

Hans Sachs, composer, dies at 81

Death
1591

Edmond Auger, French jesuit (under Henri III), dies at about 60

Death
1613

Jacques Huyn, composer

Birth
1625

Erhard Buttner, composer, dies at 32

Death
1629

Abbas I, Shah of Persia (1588-1629), dies at 57

Death
1639

No‰l Alexandre, French theologian/historian

Birth
1647

Johan van Beverwijck, physician (Treas of Ongesontheyt), dies at 52

Death
1668

King Louis XIV and Emperor Leopold I sign treaty dividing Spain

Event
1669

Leo Allatios, Greek/Italian theologist/literary, dies at about 82

Death
1676

John Weldon, composer

Birth
1679

Girolamo Chiti, composer

Birth
1686

Hakuin Ekakuborn, Japan, Zen Buddhist

Birth
1692

John Commelin, director of Hortus Botanist (Amsterdam), dies at 62

Death
1714

Richard Steele publishes "Crisis," defending Hanoverian success

Event