Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Saturday, 20 September 2014
0250 St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50) on this day in history.
0250 Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on January - 20.
0287 On January - 20 st. Sebastian
0820 Book of mother, published on January - 20.
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 Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on January - 20.
1045 Giovanni di Sabina elected Pope Sylvester III on January - 20.
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 On January - 20 the first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1265 On January - 20 the first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall
1265 1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester on January - 20.
1320 On January - 20 duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland
1356 On January - 20 scottish king Edward Baliol resigns
1479 John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on January - 20.
1502 The present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored on January - 20.
1503 Casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs on January - 20.
1513 On January - 20 christian II succeeds Johan I as Danish/Norwegian king
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 Rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59 on this day in history.
1613 On this day in history peace of Knärod ends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
1613 Peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden on this day in history.
1622 On January - 20 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 January - 20.
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 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 Treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia on January - 20.