On This Day

September 1519 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 2 1st Battle of Tehuacingo, San Salvador vs Mexico

Battle of Interest

Sep 5 Second Battle of Tehuacingo, Mexico: Hernán Cortés vs Tlascala Aztecs

Historic Expedition

Sep 20 Spanish expedition led by Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan sets off on the 1st successful circumnavigation of the globe (Magellan killed on route)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 10 John Colet, English churchman and educator
  • Sep 21 Hans Backofen/Backoffen, German sculptor, dies at about 49