Historical Events In April - 20
Saturday, 20 April 2019
0121 On April - 20 the birth of Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor
0295 8th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet today in history.
0850 Today in history guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne
1139 Today in history 2nd Lateran Council (10th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
1441 On this day in history during the Council of Florence, Pope Eugenius IV issues the bull "Etsi non dubitemus," which asserts the superiority of the pope over the Councils
1505 Jews are expelled from Orange Burgandy by Philibert of Luxembourg on April - 20.
1551 On April - 20 john Dudley becomes English Earl Marshal
1650 VOC-management sets new guidelines today in history.
1653 Cromwell routes English parliament to house on this day in history.
1657 On April - 20 battle in Santa Cruz Bay, Tenerife: English fleet under Robert Blake sinks Spanish silver fleet
1689 On April - 20 the former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.