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Historical Events Happened In May - 20

Thursday, 30 June 2016

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 this day in history.  

1277  John XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies on this day in history.  

1293  Earthquake strikes Kamakura Japan, 30,000 killed on May - 20.  

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

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  On May - 20 rienzo calls Rome for people's tribunal  

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

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1444  On May - 20 bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63  

1449  Peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies on this day in history.  

1470  Pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian on this day in history.  

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  Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calcutta India on this day in history.  

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

1506  On this day in history 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 May - 20.  

1521  Ignatius Loyola seriously wounded by a cannon ball on May - 20.  

1524  On May - 20 duke of Albany leaves Scotland  

1537  On May - 20 hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)  

1547  On May - 20 melchior Bischoff, composer  

1554  On this day in history paulo Bellasio, composer  

1570  Egidius Coppens publishes Abraham Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" on May - 20.  

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  On May - 20 jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist  

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

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

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  On May - 20 dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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

1470  On May - 20 birth of pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian  

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 May - 20.  

1593  On this day in history birth of jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist  

1593  Salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In May - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0685  On May - 20 death of king Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645)  

1277  John XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies on this day in history.  

1285  On May - 20 death of john II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259)  

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.  

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

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

1506  On this day in history christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55  

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