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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Thursday, 18 December 2014

0250  On this day in history st Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50)  

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

0287  St. Sebastian on this day in history.  

0820  On this day in history book of mother, published  

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  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 this day in history.  

1265  On January - 20 the first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester  

1265  The first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall on January - 20.  

1265  On January - 20 1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester  

1320  On this day in history 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 January - 20.  

1503  On January - 20 casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs  

1513  On this day in history 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 January - 20.  

1576  On January - 20 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  On January - 20 peace of Knärod ends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden  

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 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 this day in history.  

1654  On this day in history 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  On January - 20 treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244) was born on January - 20.  

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  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

1586  On January - 20 birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

1622  Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns was born on January - 20.  

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on January - 20.  

Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on January - 20.  

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on this day in history.  

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

0842  On January - 20 theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  

0882  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on January - 20.  

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

1191  On January - 20 death of frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)  

1479  On January - 20 john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81