1619 in History
February 19 Trial against Johan van Oldenbarnevelt begins in The Hague
March 12 Dutch settlement on Java changes name to Batavia
April 19 Theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam
May 18 Hugo the Great sentenced to life in prison
June 2 England and Netherlands signs treaty about business in the Indies
June 24 Tsar Michails father Filaret becomes patriarch of Moscow
July 20 Gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader
July 30 House of Burgesses Virginia forms, 1st elective U.S. governing body
August 1 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia
August 8 Duke Maximilian I and Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen
August 20 1st Black slaves brought by Dutch to colony of Jamestown Virginia
August 27 Monarch Frederik van Palts chosen king of Bohemia
August 28 Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor
September 15 Prince Bethlen Gabors troops occupy Pozsony (Pressburg) Hungary
September 30 Remonstrant Society forms in Antwerp
November 4 Frederik V crowned king of Bohemia
December 4 America's 1st Thanksgiving Day (Va)