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Historical Events For February - 20

Friday, 26 May 2017

1054  Yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies on this day in history.  

1154  Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett on this day in history.  

1194  Tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies on this day in history.  

1258  On this day in history al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad  

1431  On February - 20 martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies  

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.  

1472  Orkney and Shetland are left by Norway to Scotland, due to a dowry payment on February - 20.  

1494  On February - 20 johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)  

1507  On this day in history gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II)  

1523  Jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers) on February - 20.  

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1524  Tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya on this day in history.  

1525  Swiss &German mercenaries desert François I's army on February - 20.  

1525  Swiss & German mercenaries desert Francois I's army on February - 20.  

1547  King Edward VI of England was enthroned following death of Henry VIII on this day in history.  

1569  On February - 20 mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician, dies at 50  

1595  Ernst, archduke of Austria, dies at 41 on February - 20.  

1613  On this day in history gerard Reynst appointed Dutch Governor-General of East-Indies  

1613  Gerard Reynst appointed Dutch gov-gen of East-Indies on this day in history.  

1626  On February - 20 john Dowland, composer, dies  

1628  On February - 20 gregor Aichinger, German composer/organist, dies at about 63  

1632  Thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories) on this day in history.  

1633  On February - 20 jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher  

1653  Defeat of Dutch fleet under Admiral Van Tromp by Admiral Blake off Portsmouth on this day in history.  

1653  Defeat of Dutch fleet under Adm Van Tromp by Adm Blake off Portsmouth on February - 20.  

1656  Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised on February - 20.  

1656  James Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1667  David ben Samuel Halevi, rabbi/author (Shulchan Aruch), dies on this day in history.  

1673  On this day in history first recorded wine auction held (London)  

1673  1st recorded wine auction held (London) on February - 20.  

1694  The birth of Voltaire, French writer and scientist on February - 20.  

1707  On this day in history aurangzeb, Mogul emperor of India (1658-1707), dies  

1710  Johan Willem Friso becomes viceroy of Groningen Netherlands on this day in history.  

1710  On this day in history johan Willem Friso becomes viceroy of Groningen Neth  

1724  Georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London on this day in history.  

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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.  

1507  On this day in history birth of gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II)  

1523  Jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers) was born on February - 20.  

1632  Thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories) was born on this day in history.  

1633  On this day in history birth of jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher  

1656  On February - 20 birth of johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised  

1734  On February - 20 birth of franz Ignaz Beck, composer  

1745  Johann Peter Salomon, composer was born on February - 20.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1054  On this day in history yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies  

1154  Death of Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett on February - 20.  

1171  On this day in history death of conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138)  

1194  Tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies on this day in history.  

1258  On this day in history death of al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad  

1408  Death of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342) on February - 20.  

1431  On this day in history martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies  

1524  Death of Tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya on this day in history.  

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