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 This day in History - April 19
498 Historic Events for April 19
607

Comet 1P/607 H1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0898 AUs of Earth

Event
843

Judith, French empress/2nd wife of Louis de Vrome, dies

Death
1044

Gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies

Death
1054

Leo IX, [Bruno von Egesheim und Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54), dies at 51

Death
1320

Pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67)

Birth
1390

Robert II, King of Scotland, dies

Death
1451

Alam Shah of Delhi resigns throne

Event
1524

Pope Clemens VII fires Neth inquisitor-general French Van de Holly

Event
1529

John Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55

Death
1529

2nd Parliament of Spiers bans Lutheranism

Event
1539

Charles, protestant German monarch, signs Treaty of Frankrfurt

Event
1552

Mauritius of Saksen captures Karel

Event
1560

Philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63

Death
1567

Michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79

Death
1587

Sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain and sinks Spanish fleet

Event
1588

Paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies

Death
1591

Chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France

Event
1605

Orazio Benevoli, composer

Birth
1608

Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies

Death
1619

Theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam

Event
1645

Anton van Diemen, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at about 51

Death
1645

William Smith, composer, dies at 42

Death
1658

Robert Rich 2nd earl of Warwick, Engl Lord High Admiral, dies at ñ70

Death
1660

Sebastian Duron, composer

Birth
1689

Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies

Death