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 This day in History - February 19
397 Historic Events for February 19
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Sadiq Hidajat, Persian writer (Blind Person Owl)

Birth
197

Lucius Septimius Severus' army beats Clodius Albinus at Lyon

Event
197

D Clodius Septimus Albinus, Roman bequest in England, dies in battle

Death
356

Emperor Constantius II shuts all heathen temples

Event
607

Boniface III begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
842

Medieval Iconoclastic Controversy ends as a council in Constantinople formally reinstated the veneration of icons in the churches

Event
1260

Boniface, of Lausanne, Belgian bishop/saint, dies

Death
1401

William Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London

Death
1414

Thomas Arundel, archbishop of Canterbury/chancellor of England, dies

Death
1473

Nicolaus Copernicus, Tor£n, Poland, astronomer (heliocentrism)

Birth
1512

French troops under Gaston de Foix occupy Brescia

Event
1532

Jean-Antoine de Ba‹f, French poet (Les amours de M‚line)

Birth
1537

Weavers of Leiden Neth strike

Event
1539

Jews of Tyrnau Hungary (then Trnava Czech), expelled

Event
1545

Pierre Brully, [Peter Brulius], calvinist minister, burned to death

Death
1553

Erasmus Reinhold, German mathematician, dies at 41

Death
1568

Miles Coverdale, translator (1st complete English Bible), dies at 80

Death
1574

Spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer and Jisp Neth

Event
1582

Francis of Valois becomes duke of Brabant

Event
1588

Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies

Birth
1605

Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer, dies at 54

Death
1611

Andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71)

Birth
1616

Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer

Birth
1619

Trial against Johan van Oldenbarnevelt begins in The Hague

Event
1620

Roemer P Visscher, poet, buried in Amsterdam

Death