Historical Events For January - 20
Friday, 21 July 2017
0250 St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50) on this day in history.
0250 Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on this day in history.
0287 St. Sebastian on January - 20.
0820 On January - 20 book of mother, published
0820 Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on this day in history.
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 Giovanni di Sabina elected Pope Sylvester III on January - 20.
1156 According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland on January - 20.
1156 Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.
1265 On this day in history the first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1265 The first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall on this day in history.
1265 On January - 20 1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1320 Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland on this day in history.
1356 Scottish king Edward Baliol resigns on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1503 On January - 20 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 January - 20 christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway.
1569 On this day in history miles Coverdale, English bible translator Great bible, dies at 80
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 this day in history peace of Knärod ends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
1613 On January - 20 peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
1622 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns on January - 20.
1639 Mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies on this day in history.
1648 On January - 20 cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid
1648 On January - 20 cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid
1654 Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet on this day in history.
1666 On this day in history anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64
1667 The Treaty of Andrussovo ends a 13-year war between Russia and Poland which cedes Kiev, Smolensk, and the eastern Ukraine to Russia on this day in history.
1667 On January - 20 treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia