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Pope Gregory II is elected. (19. May 715)

Henry I of France is married to Anne of Kiev. (19. May 1051)

John II of Castile defeats the Infantes of Aragon at the First Battle of Olmedo. (19. May 1445)

Catherine of Aragon is married by proxy to Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales. Catherine is 13 and Arthur is 12. (19. May 1499)

French explorer Jacques Cartier sets sail on his second voyage to North America with three ships, 110 men, and Chief Donnacona's two sons (whom Cartier had kidnapped during his first voyage). (19. May 1535)

Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII of England, is beheaded for adultery, treason, and incest. (19. May 1536)

The Prome Kingdom falls to the Taungoo Dynasty in present-day Burma. (19. May 1542)

The future Elizabeth I of England is released from the Tower of London and escorted to Woodstock, where she is put under house-arrest. (19. May 1554)

Queen Elizabeth I of England orders the arrest of Mary, Queen of Scots. (19. May 1568)

Thirty Years' War: French forces under the duc d'Enghien decisively defeat Spanish forces at the Battle of Rocroi, marking the symbolic end of Spain as a dominant land power. (19. May 1643)

An Act of Parliament declaring England a Commonwealth is passed by the Long Parliament. England would be a republic for the next eleven years. (19. May 1649)

The Invasion of Jamaica begins during the Anglo-Spanish War. (19. May 1655)

Jean-Pierre Christin developed the centigrade temperature scale. (19. May 1743)

King George II of Great Britain grants the Ohio Company a charter of land around the forks of the Ohio River. (19. May 1749)

American Revolutionary War: A Continental Army garrison surrenders in the Battle of The Cedars. (19. May 1776)

New England's Dark Day: A combination of thick smoke and heavy cloud cover causes complete darkness to fall on Eastern Canada and the New England area of the United States at 10:30 A.M. (19. May 1780)

Napoleon Bonaparte founds the Legion of Honour. (19. May 1802)

Napoleon I of France defeats a numerically superior Russian and Austrian Army at the Battle of Bautzen (19. May 1813)

U.S. President John Quincy Adams signs the Tariff of 1828 into law, protecting wool manufacturers in the United States. (19. May 1828)

Captain Sir John Franklin and his ill-fated Arctic expedition depart from Greenhithe, England. (19. May 1845)

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