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Historical Events In May - 20

Sunday, 27 May 2018

0325  1st Christian ecumenical council opens at Nicaea, Asia Minor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0526  On this day in history earthquake kills 250,000 in Antioch, Syria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1217  On May - 20 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1277  John XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1293  On this day in history earthquake strikes Kamakura Japan, 30,000 killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1303  On May - 20 treaty of Paris restores Gascony to British in Hundred Years War  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1310  Shoes were made for both right & left feet (and we thank you) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1310  On May - 20 shoes were made for both right & left feet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1347  Rienzo calls Rome for people's tribunal on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1364  Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1444  On May - 20 bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1449  Peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1470  On May - 20 pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  On this day in history henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1495  French King Charles VIII leaves Naples on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1498  Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calcutta India on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1501  On this day in history joao da Nova Castell discovers Ascension Islands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1506  Christopher Columbus dies in poverty in Spain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1506  On May - 20 christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1509  On May - 20 catharina Sforza, Italian duchess of Forli, dies at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  Ignatius Loyola seriously wounded by a cannon ball on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1524  Duke of Albany leaves Scotland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On May - 20 melchior Bischoff, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1570  Egidius Coppens publishes Abraham Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  On this day in history venice, Spain & Pope Pius form anti-Turkish Saint League  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1591  Spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  On May - 20 jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1597  On May - 20 matthijs Heldt, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  On May - 20 shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  On May - 20 osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1631  On May - 20 german army under earl Johann Tilly conquerors Maagdenburg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1639  Dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1315  On this day in history birth of bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1364  Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1470  Pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  Melchior Bischoff, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  On this day in history birth of paulo Bellasio, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  On May - 20 birth of jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0685  Death of King Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1277  On this day in history john XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1285  Death of John II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  Bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1449  On this day in history peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1503  On May - 20 death of lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1506  On this day in history christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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