Historical Events For January - 20
Saturday, 25 February 2017
0250 On January - 20 st Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50)
0250 Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on January - 20.
0287 St. Sebastian on January - 20.
0820 Book of mother, published on January - 20.
0820 On this day in history 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 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 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 On January - 20 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1356 On this day in history scottish king Edward Baliol resigns
1479 On January - 20 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 Casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs on January - 20.
1513 Christian II succeeds Johan I as Danish/Norwegian king on this day in history.
1523 Christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway on this day in history.
1569 On January - 20 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 this day in history.
1586 On January - 20 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 On January - 20 peace of Knärod ends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
1613 On January - 20 peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
1622 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns on this day in history.
1639 On January - 20 mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies
1648 On January - 20 cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid
1648 On this day in history cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid
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