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Historical Events Happened In May - 20

Sunday, 05 July 2015

0325  1st Christian ecumenical council opens at Nicaea, Asia Minor on this day in history.  

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 May - 20.  

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

1293  On this day in history earthquake strikes Kamakura Japan, 30,000 killed  

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

1310  On May - 20 shoes were made for both right & left feet (and we thank you)  

1310  Shoes were made for both right & left feet on May - 20.  

1347  Rienzo calls Rome for people's tribunal on May - 20.  

1364  Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican on May - 20.  

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  Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies on this day in history.  

1495  On this day in history french King Charles VIII leaves Naples  

1498  On this day in history portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calcutta India  

1501  Joao da Nova Castell discovers Ascension Islands on May - 20.  

1506  On May - 20 christopher Columbus dies in poverty in Spain  

1506  On May - 20 christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55  

1509  Catharina Sforza, Italian duchess of Forli, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history ignatius Loyola seriously wounded by a cannon ball  

1524  On May - 20 duke of Albany leaves Scotland  

1537  Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu) on this day in history.  

1547  Melchior Bischoff, composer on this day in history.  

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer on this day in history.  

1570  Egidius Coppens publishes Abraham Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" on this day in history.  

1571  Venice, Spain & Pope Pius form anti-Turkish Saint League on May - 20.  

1591  Spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius on May - 20.  

1593  Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist on May - 20.  

1597  On this day in history matthijs Heldt, dies in battle  

1609  Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe on this day in history.  

1622  On this day in history osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22), dies  

1631  German army under earl Johann Tilly conquerors Maagdenburg on May - 20.  

1639  Dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes on May - 20.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1315  On May - 20 birth of bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349)  

1364  On May - 20 birth of henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican  

1470  Pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian was born on May - 20.  

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

1547  Melchior Bischoff, composer was born on May - 20.  

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer was born on this day in history.  

1593  Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist was born on this day in history.  

1593  Salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656) was born on May - 20.  

Famous Deaths In May - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0685  Death of King Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645) on May - 20.  

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

1285  Death of John II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259) on this day in history.  

1444  Bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

1471  Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies on May - 20.  

1503  On this day in history death of lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463)  

1506  Christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55 on this day in history.