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Historical Events For December - 20

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

0069  On this day in history general Vespasianus occupies Rome  Click To Search About This In Google

0069  On this day in history aulus Vitellius, Roman commandant of Rhine & 7th emperor, murdered  Click To Search About This In Google

0217  Pope Zephyrinus on December - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

0860  On this day in history king Ethelbald of Wessex  Click To Search About This In Google

0910  On this day in history alfonso III de Great, king of Asturias, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1046  Synod of Sutri: German king Henry III removes Popes Gregory VI on December - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1073  On this day in history domingo, Spanish monastery founder/abbot/saint, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1192  Richard the Lionhearted captured in Vienna on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1355  Stefanus IX Uros IV Dusan, king (1331-46)/Serbia (1346-55), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1448  On December - 20 pope Nicolaas V named Utrechts bishop Rudolf of Diepholt, cardinal  Click To Search About This In Google

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1494  Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet on December - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1522  Suleiman the Magnificent accepts the surrender of the surviving Knights of Rhodes, who are allowed to evacuate. They eventually settle on Malta and become known as the Knights of Malta on December - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1524  On December - 20 thomas Linacre, English scholar and physician  Click To Search About This In Google

1539  Paul Melissus [Paul Schede], German poet/composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1539  On this day in history johannes Lupi, Flemish composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1579  John Fletcher, Elizabethan dramatist (Phylaster) (baptized) on December - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1585  English fleet & earl Robert Dudley van Leicester reach Vlissingen on December - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1594  On this day in history giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1600  Ottario Rinuccini/Giulio Caccini's opera "Euridice" published on December - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1606  Virginia Company settlers leave London to establish Jamestown on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1606  On this day in history virginia Company settlers leave London to establish Jamestown Va  Click To Search About This In Google

1606  On this day in history christoph Schultze, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1626  Emperor Ferdinand II/Transylvanian monarch Gabor Betlen signs Peace of Pressburg on December - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1629  Pieter de Hoogh, Dutch painter on December - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1632  Nicolas Antoine, French cath pastor who converted to Judaism, executed on December - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1659  Francois Fagel, Dutch lawyer/statesman on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1661  Corporation Act enforced in England on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1669  First jury trial in Delaware; Marcus Jacobson condemned for insurrection and sentenced to flogging, branding and slavery on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1669  On this day in history 1st jury trial in Delaware; Marcus Jacobson condemned for insurrection & sentenced to flogging, branding & slavery  Click To Search About This In Google

1676  John Galle, Flemish engraver/printer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1679  On December - 20 johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen, dies at 75  Click To Search About This In Google

1688  Prince Willem III's troops pull into London on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1694  On this day in history frederik van Brandenburg flees Schweiben  Click To Search About This In Google

1699  On December - 20 peter the Great ordered Russian New Year changed-Sept 1 to Jan 1  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In December - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1494  On this day in history birth of oronce Finé, French mathematician (d. 1555)  Click To Search About This In Google

1537  On this day in history birth of king John III of Sweden (d. 1592)  Click To Search About This In Google

1539  Paul Melissus [Paul Schede], German poet/composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1566  On this day in history birth of edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (d. 1612)  Click To Search About This In Google

1579  On December - 20 birth of john Fletcher, Elizabethan dramatist (Phylaster) (baptized)  Click To Search About This In Google

1594  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1606  On December - 20 birth of christoph Schultze, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1626  On this day in history birth of veit Ludwig von Seckendorff, German statesman (d. 1692)  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In December - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On December - 20 death of aulus Vitellius, Roman commandant of Rhine & 7th emperor, murdered  Click To Search About This In Google

0217  On December - 20 death of pope Zephyrinus  Click To Search About This In Google

0860  On this day in history death of king Ethelbald of Wessex  Click To Search About This In Google

0910  Alfonso III de Great, king of Asturias, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1022  Death of Elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1073  Domingo, Spanish monastery founder/abbot/saint, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1355  On December - 20 stefanus IX Uros IV Dusan, king (1331-46)/Serbia (1346-55), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1494  On this day in history death of matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet  Click To Search About This In Google

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