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Historical Events For January - 20

Friday, 20 January 2017

0250  On January - 20 st Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50)  Click To Search About This In Google

0820  Book of mother, published today in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1045  Giovanni di Sabina elected Pope Sylvester III today in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1156  On this day in history according to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland.  Click To Search About This In Google

1265  Today in history the first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester  Click To Search About This In Google

1265  The first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1265  1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester today in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1320  Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland today in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1356  Scottish king Edward Baliol resigns today in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1502  The present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored today in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1503  Today in history casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

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0225  Today in history birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  Click To Search About This In Google

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1358  On January - 20 birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  Click To Search About This In Google

1435  Today in history birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  Click To Search About This In Google

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born today in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1622  On January - 20 birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  Click To Search About This In Google

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born today in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  Today in history fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

0287  Today in history death of st. Sebastian  Click To Search About This In Google

0820  On January - 20 abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

0842  On this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

0882  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1156  On January - 20 death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  Click To Search About This In Google

1191  On January - 20 death of frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)  Click To Search About This In Google

1479  Today in history john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81  Click To Search About This In Google

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