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Historical Events For February - 20

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1054  Yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1154  On this day in history saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett  Click To Search About This In Google

1194  Tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1258  On February - 20 al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad  Click To Search About This In Google

1431  On February - 20 martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1472  Orkney and Shetland annexed to the crown of Scotland as security for the dowry of Princess Margaret, daughter of Christian 1, King of Norway and Denmark, and wife of James 111 of Scotland on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1472  Orkney and Shetland are left by Norway to Scotland, due to a dowry payment on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1494  Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1507  Gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II) on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1523  Jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1524  On this day in history tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya  Click To Search About This In Google

1525  Swiss &German mercenaries desert François I's army on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1525  On this day in history swiss & German mercenaries desert Francois I's army  Click To Search About This In Google

1547  King Edward VI of England was enthroned following death of Henry VIII on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1569  On February - 20 mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician, dies at 50  Click To Search About This In Google

1595  On this day in history ernst, archduke of Austria, dies at 41  Click To Search About This In Google

1613  Gerard Reynst appointed Dutch Governor-General of East-Indies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1613  On February - 20 gerard Reynst appointed Dutch gov-gen of East-Indies  Click To Search About This In Google

1626  On this day in history john Dowland, composer, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1628  On February - 20 gregor Aichinger, German composer/organist, dies at about 63  Click To Search About This In Google

1632  On February - 20 thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)  Click To Search About This In Google

1633  On February - 20 jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher  Click To Search About This In Google

1653  Defeat of Dutch fleet under Admiral Van Tromp by Admiral Blake off Portsmouth on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1653  Defeat of Dutch fleet under Adm Van Tromp by Adm Blake off Portsmouth on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1656  On this day in history johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised  Click To Search About This In Google

1656  James Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76 on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1667  David ben Samuel Halevi, rabbi/author (Shulchan Aruch), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1673  First recorded wine auction held (London) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1673  1st recorded wine auction held (London) on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1694  The birth of Voltaire, French writer and scientist on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1707  Aurangzeb, Mogul emperor of India (1658-1707), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1710  On February - 20 johan Willem Friso becomes viceroy of Groningen Netherlands  Click To Search About This In Google

1710  On February - 20 johan Willem Friso becomes viceroy of Groningen Neth  Click To Search About This In Google

1724  Georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In February - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1494  Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) was born on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1507  Gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II) was born on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1523  Jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1632  On February - 20 birth of thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)  Click To Search About This In Google

1633  On this day in history birth of jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher  Click To Search About This In Google

1656  On this day in history birth of johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised  Click To Search About This In Google

1734  On this day in history birth of franz Ignaz Beck, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1745  Johann Peter Salomon, composer was born on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In February - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1054  On February - 20 yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1154  Death of Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1171  On this day in history death of conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138)  Click To Search About This In Google

1194  On this day in history tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1258  Death of Al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1408  Death of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342) on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1431  Martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1524  On this day in history death of tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya  Click To Search About This In Google

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