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 This day in History - July 19
406 Historic Events for July 19
64

Circus Maximus in Rome catches fire

Event
514

Symmachus, Italian Pope (498-514), dies

Death
532

Start of Dionysian Pascal Cycle

Event
1054

Bernold[us] Benno/Bernulphus, bishop of Utrecht (1027-54)/saint, dies

Death
1195

Battle at Alarcos: Almohaden beats Alfons VIII of Castilia

Event
1234

Floris IV, count of Holland, killed in tournament

Death
1346

Dirk IV, mister of Valkenburg (1332-46), dies in battle

Death
1374

Francesco Petrarca, [Petracco], Italian mountaineer/poet, dies at 69

Death
1380

Thomas of Buckingham's invasion army lands on Calais

Event
1425

Duke John VI van Brabant pledges Holland/Zealand to Philip the Good

Event
1510

38 Jews are burned at stake in Berlin Prussia

Event
1524

Boer War begins in Germany's Black Forest

Event
1525

Catholic German monarchy form Union of Dessau

Event
1534

Willem van Enkenvoirt, cardinal/bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 70

Death
1545

George Carew, English admiral, drowns

Death
1545

Roger Grenville, English captain of Mary Rose, drowns

Death
1545

King Henry VIII's flagship Mary Rose sinks at Portsmouth; 73 die

Event
1551

Treaty of Karlsburg: arch duke Ferdinand of Austria recognized as king of Hungary/Transsylvania

Event
1553

15-year-old Lady Jane Grey deposed as England's Queen after 9 days

Event
1572

Battle at Saint-Ghislain: Spanish army beats The Genlis' mercenaries

Event
1575

Spanish viceroy Gilles of Hierges attacks Oudewater

Event
1590

King Philip Ii's secretary Antonio P‚rez escapes jail

Event
1592

Erhard Buttner, composer

Birth
1599

Jacob van Necks merchant fleet leaves Java

Event
1625

Samuel Besler, composer, dies at 50

Death