Historical Events For January - 20
Friday, 20 January 2017
0250 On January - 20 st Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50)
0820 Book of mother, published today in history.
1045 Giovanni di Sabina elected Pope Sylvester III today in history.
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.
1265 Today in history the first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1265 The first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall on this day in history.
1265 1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester today in history.
1320 Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland today in history.
1356 Scottish king Edward Baliol resigns today in history.
1502 The present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored today in history.
1503 Today in history casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs