Year 1219 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 16 Floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, thousands killed
  • Feb 18 Jerusalem re-taken by the Christian Crusader kingdom in a peace treaty between Holy Roman Emperor Frederik II and Egyptian ruler Al-Kamil
  • Jun 15 Dannebrog is the flag of Denmark and the oldest national flag in the world. According to legend, it fell from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse (now Tallinn) in Estonia, and turned the Danes' luck
  • Jun 15 King Valdemar brought victory for Denmark

Historical Figures Who Died in 1219

  • Feb 13 Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese 3rd shōgun of the Kamakura shogunate
  • May 5 King Leo II of Armenia (b. 1150)