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The freedman Milichus betrayed Piso's plot to kill the Emperor Nero and all the conspirators are arrested. (19. April 65)

Battle of Callinicum: A Byzantine army under Belisarius is defeated by the Persian at Ar-Raqqah (northern Syria). (19. April 531)

Martyrdom of Ælfheah in Greenwich, London. (19. April 1012)

Beginning of the Protestant Reformation: The Second Diet of Speyer bans Lutheranism; a group of rulers (German: Fürst) and independent cities (German: Reichsstadt) protests the reinstatement of the Edict of Worms. (19. April 1529)

Charles V and Protestants signs Treaty of Frankfurt. (19. April 1539)

The French army captures the town of Cambrai held by Spanish troops. (19. April 1677)

With no living male heirs, Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, issues the Pragmatic Sanction of 1713 to ensure that Habsburg lands and the Austrian throne would be inherited by his daughter, Maria Theresa of Austria (not actually born until 1717). (19. April 1713)

Captain James Cook sights the eastern coast of what is now Australia. (19. April 1770)

Marie Antoinette marries Louis XVI in a proxy wedding. (19. April 1770)

American Revolutionary War: The war begins with an American victory in Concord during the battles of Lexington and Concord. (19. April 1775)

John Adams secures the Dutch Republic's recognition of the United States as an independent government. The house which he had purchased in The Hague, Netherlands becomes the first American embassy. (19. April 1782)

An Austrian corps is defeated by the forces of the Duchy of Warsaw in the Battle of Raszyn, part of the struggles of the Fifth Coalition. On the same day the Austrian main army is defeated by a First French Empire Corps led by Louis-Nicolas Davout at the Battle of Teugen-Hausen in Bavaria, part of a four-day campaign that ended in a French victory. (19. April 1809)

Venezuela achieves home rule: Vicente Emparan, Governor of the Captaincy General is removed by the people of Caracas and a junta is installed. (19. April 1810)

The Treaty of London establishes Belgium as a kingdom and guaranteeing its neutrality. (19. April 1839)

Visit of Napoleon III to Guildhall, London (19. April 1855)

American Civil War: Baltimore riot of 1861: a pro-Secession mob in Baltimore, Maryland, attacks United States Army troops marching through the city. (19. April 1861)

Charles Duryea claims to have driven the first automobile in the United States, in Springfield, Massachusetts. (19. April 1892)

Léo Taxil exposes his own fabrications concerning Freemasonry (19. April 1897)

The Kishinev pogrom in Kishinev (Bessarabia) begins, forcing tens of thousands of Jews to later seek refuge in Israel and the Western world. (19. April 1903)

Leslie Irvin of the United States makes the first successful voluntary free-fall parachute jump using a new kind of self-contained parachute. (19. April 1919)

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