Historical Events For January - 20
Sunday, 24 September 2017
0250 St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50) on January - 20.
0250 On January - 20 fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies
0287 St. Sebastian on January - 20.
0820 Book of mother, published on this day in history.
0820 Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on this day in history.
0842 On this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies
0882 On this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies
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 On January - 20 the first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1265 On this day in history 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 On this day in history duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland
1356 Scottish king Edward Baliol resigns on this day in history.
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 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 Christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway on January - 20.
1569 On January - 20 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 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 this day in history.
1613 Peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden on January - 20.
1622 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns on January - 20.
1639 On this day in history mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies
1648 On this day in history cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid
1648 Cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid on January - 20.
1654 On January - 20 michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet
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 January - 20.
1667 Treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia on this day in history.