Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
0250 St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50) on this day in history.
0250 Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on January - 20.
0287 St. Sebastian on January - 20.
0820 On January - 20 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 January - 20.
0882 On this day in history 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 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 Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland on this day in history.
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 On January - 20 the present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored.
1503 On January - 20 casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs
1513 Christian II succeeds Johan I as Danish/Norwegian king on January - 20.
1523 On January - 20 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 Rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59 on this day in history.
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 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 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 January - 20.
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