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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Thursday, 24 April 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 this day in history.  

0287  On this day in history st. Sebastian  

0820  On this day in history book of mother, published  

0820  Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on this day in history.  

0842  Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on this day in history.  

0882  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on this day in history.  

1045  On this day in history giovanni di Sabina elected Pope Sylvester III  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1320  Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1513  On this day in history 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  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  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1613  On this day in history peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden  

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 this day in history cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid  

1648  Cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid on this day in history.  

1654  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1667  Treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244) was born on this day in history.  

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on this day in history.  

1358  On this day in history birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on this day in history.  

1554  On this day in history birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on this day in history.  

1622  Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns was born on this day in history.  

1654  On this day in history birth of michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet  

Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0287  On this day in history death of st. Sebastian  

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 this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

1156  On this day in history death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on this day in history.  

1479  On this day in history john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81