1619 events in history

May 12 Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt was sentenced to death for high treason
May 13 Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after being convicted of treason
Jun 10 Thirty Years' War: Battle of Záblatí, a turning point in the Bohemian Revolt
Jul 30 In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time
Aug 28 Ferdinand II is elected emperor of the Holy Roman Empire
Nov 7 Elizabeth Stuart is crowned Queen of Bohemia
Nov 10 René Descartes has the dreams that inspire his Meditations on First Philosophy
Dec 4 Thirty-eight colonists arrive at Berkeley Hundred, Virginia. The group's charter proclaims that the day "be yearly and perpetually kept holy as a day of thanksgiving to Almighty God."