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Historical Events Happened In May - 20

Monday, 25 May 2015

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

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

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.  

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

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

1303  Treaty of Paris restores Gascony to British in Hundred Years War on May - 20.  

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

1310  On this day in history shoes were made for both right & left feet  

1347  Rienzo calls Rome for people's tribunal on this day in history.  

1364  Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1471  On May - 20 henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies  

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

1498  Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calcutta India on May - 20.  

1501  On this day in history joao da Nova Castell discovers Ascension Islands  

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

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

1509  On this day in history catharina Sforza, Italian duchess of Forli, dies at 45  

1521  On May - 20 ignatius Loyola seriously wounded by a cannon ball  

1524  On this day in history duke of Albany leaves Scotland  

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 this day in history egidius Coppens publishes Abraham Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum"  

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

1591  On May - 20 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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history german army under earl Johann Tilly conquerors Maagdenburg  

1639  On this day in history dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1315  Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349) was born on this day in history.  

1364  On this day in history birth of henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican  

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

1537  On this day in history birth of hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)  

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

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 May - 20.  

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

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

1503  On May - 20 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.