On This Day

Historical Events in 1419

  • Jan 19 French city of Rouen surrenders to Henry V in Hundred Years War
  • Jul 30 First defenestration of Prague: anti-Catholic Hussites, followers of executed reformer Jan Hus, storm Prague town hall and throw the judge, mayor and several city council members out the windows. They die in the fall or killed by crowd outside.
  • Dec 11 Heretic Nicolaas Serrurier exiled from Florence