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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Thursday, 02 April 2015

0250  St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50) on January - 20.  

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

0287  On this day in history st. Sebastian  

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  Giovanni di Sabina elected Pope Sylvester III on this day in history.  

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

1265  The first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester on this day in history.  

1265  On January - 20 the first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall  

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 January - 20.  

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  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 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 this day in history miles Coverdale, English bible translator Great bible, dies at 80  

1576  The Mexican city of León is founded by order of the viceroy Don Martín Enríquez de Almansa on January - 20.  

1586  On this day in history johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

1612  On January - 20 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  Peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden on this day in history.  

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 January - 20 cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid  

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  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  On January - 20 birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

1292  On January - 20 birth of elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330)  

1358  On January - 20 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 January - 20 birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on January - 20.  

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

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  On January - 20 death of st. Sebastian  

0820  On January - 20 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 January - 20 louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on January - 20.  

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

1479  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on this day in history.