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 This day in History - March 19
399 Historic Events for March 19
1227

Count Ugolino of Segna elected Pope Gregory IX

Event
1263

Hugo of St-Cher/a S Caro, French cardinal, dies

Death
1452

Frederick III of Hapsburg crowned Roman German Emperor

Event
1503

Benedetto Varchi, Ital humanist/historian (Storia Fiorentina)

Birth
1524

Giovanni de Varrazano of France sights land around area of Carolinas

Event
1540

Court of Holland names Amsterdam sheriff John Hubrechtsz a "heretic"

Event
1556

Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70

Death
1563

Peace of Amboise: Rights for Huguenots

Event
1571

Spanish troops occupy Manila

Event
1589

William Bradford, gov of Plymouth colony for 30 years (baptized)

Birth
1593

Georges de la Tour, French painter

Birth
1601

Alonzo Cano, Spanish painter/sculptor (Cathedral Granada)

Birth
1604

Johan IV, composer/king of Portugal (1640-56)

Birth
1610

Hasegawa Tohaku, Japanese painter

Birth
1628

Massachusetts colony founded by Englishmen

Event
1629

Aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov tsar of Russia

Birth
1635

Pieter Christiaensz Bor, Dutch historian, dies

Death
1638

Paul Moreelse, Dutch painter/master builder, dies at about 66

Death
1644

Si Sang, last Ming-emperor of China, commits suicide

Death
1644

200 members of Peking imperial family/court commit suicide

Event
1673

Pedro Vaz Rego, composer

Birth
1682

Nationally Council accept independence of French church

Event
1687

Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, Fren explorer (Louisiana), killed at 43

Death
1702

Willem III Henry, [Dutch William], king of England/Scot, dies at 51

Death
1702

James II's daughter Anne Stuart becomes queen of England

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