On This Day

Historical Events in August 1619

Treaty of Interest

Aug 8 Duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen

  • Aug 20 1st known African Americans in English North America (approx. 20) land at Point Comfort (Fort Monroe), Virginia. They are then sold or traded into servitude.
  • Aug 27 Frederik van Palts chosen as King of Bohemia
  • Aug 28 Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor (rules till 1637)