Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Tuesday, 03 March 2015
0250 St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50) on January - 20.
0250 On this day in history fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies
0287 St. Sebastian on January - 20.
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 this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies
0882 Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on this day in history.
1045 On January - 20 giovanni di Sabina elected Pope Sylvester III
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 Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on January - 20.
1265 The first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester on January - 20.
1265 The first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall on January - 20.
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 January - 20.
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 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 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 January - 20.
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 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 January - 20.
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 January - 20.
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 this day in history.
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 On January - 20 treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia