Historical Events For January - 20
Sunday, 19 November 2017
0250 On this day in history st Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50)
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 On January - 20 abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies
0842 On January - 20 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 According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland on this day in history.
1156 Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.
1265 The first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester on this day in history.
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 January - 20.
1356 On January - 20 scottish king Edward Baliol resigns
1479 On January - 20 john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81
1502 On this day in history the present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored.
1503 Casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs on January - 20.
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 this day in history.
1569 Miles Coverdale, English bible translator Great bible, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1576 The Mexican city of León is founded by order of the viceroy Don Martín Enríquez de Almansa on this day in history.
1586 On this day in history johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)
1612 Rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59 on January - 20.
1613 On January - 20 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 On January - 20 mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies
1648 On January - 20 cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid
1648 Cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid on this day in history.
1654 Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet on this day in history.
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 January - 20 treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia