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Historical Events In August - 20

Monday, 20 August 2018

0002  Venus-Jupiter in conjunction-Star of Bethlehem on August - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0573  On August - 20 gregory of Tours selected bishop of Tours  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0636  Battle at Yarmuk: Moslems beat Byzantines [or August 15] today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0917  The Bulgarian czar Symeon overruns Thrace in violation of a 913 agreement with Constantinople The Byzantines launch a counterattack but are routed August 20 at Anchialus Symeon gains control of the Balkans on August - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0917  Battle at Anchialus: Bulgaria army counter attacks Byzantines on August - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1000  Today in history the foundation of the Hungarian state, Hungary is established as a Christian kingdom by Stephen I of Hungary.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1191  Crusader King Richard I kills 3,000 muslim prisoners in Akko on August - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1391  On August - 20 konrad von Wallenrode becomes the 24th Hochmeister of the Teutonic Order.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1534  On August - 20 turkish admiral Chaireddin"Barbarossa" occupies Tunis  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  Iconoclasm reaches Antwerp Belgium today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1583  On August - 20 humphrey Gilbert c1537-1583 sails to Cape Race Newfoundland to fish for cod and explore mainland; sends two ships back to England.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1517  On August - 20 birth of antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal/viceroy of Naples (1571-75)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1526  On August - 20 birth of peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist (Historia Martyrum)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1561  Jacopo Peri, composer was born on August - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1625  Thomas Corneille, French playwright was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  Today in history birth of louis Bourdaloue, French Jesuit preacher (d. 1704)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1637  Today in history birth of cornelis Van Aerssen, Dutch governor/co-owner of Surinam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1665  On August - 20 birth of bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1666  Today in history birth of alphonse d' Eve, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0535  Death of Mochta of Louth, disciple of St. Patrick today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0984  Today in history john XIV, [Petrus Canepanova], Italian Pope (983-84), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1153  Bernard[us] van Clairvaux, French saint, dies today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1384  Today in history geert Great, [Gerardus Magnus], theologist (Getijdenboek), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  On this day in history death of aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  On August - 20 death of miguel López de Legazpi, Spanish conquistador (b. 1502)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1580  On August - 20 death of jeronymo Osorio, Portuguese historian (b. 1506)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  Death of Valentin de Boulogne, French painter, buried at 38 today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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