Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Thursday, 02 April 2015
0250 St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50) on January - 20.
0250 Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on January - 20.
0287 On this day in history st. Sebastian
0820 Book of mother, published on January - 20.
0820 On January - 20 abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies
0842 On this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies
0882 Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on this day in history.
1045 Giovanni di Sabina elected Pope Sylvester III on this day in history.
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 this day in history bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland
1265 The first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester on this day in history.
1265 On January - 20 the first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall
1265 On this day in history 1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1320 Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland on January - 20.
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 January - 20.
1503 On January - 20 casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs
1513 On January - 20 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 On this day in history 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 January - 20.
1586 On this day in history johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)
1612 On January - 20 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 On this day in history mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies
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 January - 20 anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64
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