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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1619 AD


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)
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