Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Thursday, 18 December 2014
0250 On this day in history st Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50)
0250 Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on this day in history.
0287 St. Sebastian on this day in history.
0820 On this day in history book of mother, published
0820 On this day in history abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies
0842 Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on this day in history.
0882 On January - 20 louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies
1045 On January - 20 giovanni di Sabina elected Pope Sylvester III
1156 On January - 20 according to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland.
1156 Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.
1265 On January - 20 the first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1265 The first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall on January - 20.
1265 On January - 20 1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1320 On this day in history duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland
1356 On January - 20 scottish king Edward Baliol resigns
1479 On this day in history john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81
1502 The present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored on January - 20.
1503 On January - 20 casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs
1513 On this day in history christian II succeeds Johan I as Danish/Norwegian king
1523 Christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway on this day in history.
1569 Miles Coverdale, English bible translator Great bible, dies at 80 on January - 20.
1576 On January - 20 the Mexican city of León is founded by order of the viceroy Don Martín Enríquez de Almansa.
1586 On January - 20 johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)
1612 On this day in history rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59
1613 On January - 20 peace of Knärod ends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
1613 On this day in history peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
1622 On this day in history susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns
1639 On January - 20 mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies
1648 Cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid on this day in history.
1648 Cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet
1666 Anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64 on January - 20.
1667 On this day in history the Treaty of Andrussovo ends a 13-year war between Russia and Poland which cedes Kiev, Smolensk, and the eastern Ukraine to Russia.
1667 On January - 20 treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia