Historical Events For January - 20
Thursday, 30 March 2017
0250 St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50) on this day in history.
0250 On January - 20 fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies
0287 On this day in history st. Sebastian
0820 On this day in history book of mother, published
0820 Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on this day in history.
0842 On January - 20 theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies
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 On January - 20 bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland
1265 The first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester on January - 20.
1265 The first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall on January - 20.
1265 On this day in history 1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1320 On January - 20 duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland
1356 Scottish king Edward Baliol resigns on January - 20.
1479 On January - 20 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 this day in history casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs
1513 Christian II succeeds Johan I as Danish/Norwegian king on January - 20.
1523 On this day in history christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway.
1569 On January - 20 miles Coverdale, English bible translator Great bible, dies at 80
1576 The Mexican city of León is founded by order of the viceroy Don Martín Enríquez de Almansa on this day in history.
1586 Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59
1613 Peace of Knärod ends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden on January - 20.
1613 Peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden on this day in history.
1622 On this day in history susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns
1639 Mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies on this day in history.
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 January - 20 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 January - 20 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 this day in history treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia