Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Sunday, 24 July 2016
0250 St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50) on January - 20.
0250 Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on this day in history.
0287 On this day in history st. Sebastian
0820 Book of mother, published on this day in history.
0820 On this day in history abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies
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 this day in history.
1156 On this day in history according to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland.
1156 Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on January - 20.
1265 The first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester on this day in history.
1265 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history 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 January - 20 miles Coverdale, English bible translator Great bible, dies at 80
1576 On this day in history 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 Peace of Knärod ends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden on January - 20.
1613 On January - 20 peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
1622 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns on this day in history.
1639 Mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies on this day in history.
1648 Cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid on January - 20.
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 Treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia on January - 20.