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 This day in History - May 19
369 Historic Events for May 19
715

St Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope

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804

Alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69

Death
988

Dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies

Death
1296

Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies

Death
1469

Giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor

Birth
1506

Columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir

Event
1515

George van Saksen-Meissen sells Friesland for 100,000 gold guilders to arch duke Charles

Event
1517

Philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht

Event
1536

Lord Rochford, English brother of Anna Boleyn, beheaded

Death
1536

Anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded

Death
1547

Monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel

Event
1568

English queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary

Event
1571

Miguel Lopez de Lagazpi founded Manilla in the Phillipines

Event
1585

Spain confisquates English ships

Event
1588

Spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, bound to England

Event
1608

Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague

Event
1611

Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)

Birth
1616

Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer

Birth
1635

France declares war on Spain

Event
1643

Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut and New Harbor form United Colonies of New England

Event
1643

Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim: French army destroys Spanish army

Event
1647

Sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies

Death
1652

Spanish troops occupy Grevelingen

Event
1653

Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48

Death
1662

Uniformity Act of England goes into effect

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