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Historical Events Happened In May - 20

Saturday, 01 November 2014

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

0526  On May - 20 earthquake kills 250,000 in Antioch, Syria  

1217  On this day in history 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.  

1277  On May - 20 john XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies  

1293  Earthquake strikes Kamakura Japan, 30,000 killed on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1310  Shoes were made for both right & left feet on this day in history.  

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

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

1444  On this day in history bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63  

1449  Peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies on May - 20.  

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  French King Charles VIII leaves Naples on May - 20.  

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

1501  On May - 20 joao da Nova Castell discovers Ascension Islands  

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

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  Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu) on May - 20.  

1547  Melchior Bischoff, composer on May - 20.  

1554  On May - 20 paulo Bellasio, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1591  On this day in history spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius  

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

1597  Matthijs Heldt, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

1622  Osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22), dies on May - 20.  

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.  

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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 this day in history.  

1537  Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu) was born on May - 20.  

1547  On this day in history birth of melchior Bischoff, composer  

1554  On May - 20 birth of paulo Bellasio, composer  

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

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  On May - 20 john XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies  

1285  On this day in history death of john II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259)  

1444  On this day in history bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63  

1449  On May - 20 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  Death of Lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463) on this day in history.  

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