Historical Events Happened In May - 20
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
0325 On May - 20 1st Christian ecumenical council opens at Nicaea, Asia Minor
0526 On this day in history earthquake kills 250,000 in Antioch, Syria
1217 The Second Battle of Lincoln is fought near Lincoln, England, resulting in the defeat of Prince Louis of France by William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke on this day in history.
1277 John XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies on May - 20.
1293 On May - 20 earthquake strikes Kamakura Japan, 30,000 killed
1303 Treaty of Paris restores Gascony to British in Hundred Years War on May - 20.
1310 Shoes were made for both right & left feet (and we thank you) on May - 20.
1310 On May - 20 shoes were made for both right & left feet
1347 Rienzo calls Rome for people's tribunal on this day in history.
1364 On May - 20 henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican
1444 Bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63 on May - 20.
1449 Peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies on this day in history.
1470 On this day in history pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian
1471 On this day in history henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies
1495 On May - 20 french King Charles VIII leaves Naples
1498 On May - 20 portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calcutta India
1501 On this day in history joao da Nova Castell discovers Ascension Islands
1506 Christopher Columbus dies in poverty in Spain on May - 20.
1506 On this day in history christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55
1509 On May - 20 catharina Sforza, Italian duchess of Forli, dies at 45
1521 Ignatius Loyola seriously wounded by a cannon ball on May - 20.
1524 Duke of Albany leaves Scotland on May - 20.
1537 On May - 20 hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)
1547 Melchior Bischoff, composer on this day in history.
1554 On this day in history paulo Bellasio, composer
1570 On May - 20 egidius Coppens publishes Abraham Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum"
1571 On May - 20 venice, Spain & Pope Pius form anti-Turkish Saint League
1591 On this day in history spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius
1593 Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist on May - 20.
1597 Matthijs Heldt, dies in battle on May - 20.
1609 On May - 20 shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.
1622 On May - 20 osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22), dies
1631 German army under earl Johann Tilly conquerors Maagdenburg on this day in history.
1639 Dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes on May - 20.