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Historical Events In April - 20

Sunday, 28 February 2021

0121  The birth of Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor on April - 20.  

0295  8th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on April - 20.  

0850  Guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne on April - 20.  

1139  On April - 20 2nd Lateran Council (10th ecumenical council) opens in Rome  

1164  Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies on April - 20.  

1314  Clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies on April - 20.  

1317  Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1441  During the Council of Florence, Pope Eugenius IV issues the bull "Etsi non dubitemus," which asserts the superiority of the pope over the Councils on this day in history.  

1442  Edward IV, King (England, 1461-83) on this day in history.  

1494  John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister on April - 20.  

1505  Jews are expelled from Orange Burgandy by Philibert of Luxembourg on April - 20.  

1534  Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on April - 20.  

1551  On April - 20 john Dudley becomes English Earl Marshal  

1592  On this day in history john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author  

1594  On this day in history matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer  

1632  Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on April - 20.  

1643  On April - 20 christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75  

1650  VOC-management sets new guidelines on April - 20.  

1653  On April - 20 cromwell routes English parliament to house  

1657  On April - 20 battle in Santa Cruz Bay, Tenerife: English fleet under Robert Blake sinks Spanish silver fleet  

1662  On April - 20 gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies  

1689  The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry on this day in history.  

1695  Georg Caspar Weckler, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1702  Comet C/1702 H1 approaches within 0.0437 AUs of Earth on this day in history.  

1705  On April - 20 balthasar Schmid, composer  

1715  On April - 20 nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London  

1725  Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer on April - 20.  

1726  Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer on this day in history.  

1745  The birth of Philippe Pinel, First psychiatrist on April - 20.  

1745  On this day in history philippe Pinel, physician, founder of psychiatry  

1748  On this day in history georg Michael Telemann, composer  

1759  Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey on April - 20.  

1761  On April - 20 johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer  

1768  On this day in history giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0702  Jafar Sadiq, Muslim scholar (d. 765) was born on April - 20.  

1442  Edward IV, King (England, 1461-83) was born on this day in history.  

1494  John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister was born on this day in history.  

1586  On this day in history birth of saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617)  

1592  On this day in history birth of john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author  

1594  Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer was born on this day in history.  

1633  Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654) was born on April - 20.  

1646  On this day in history birth of charles Plumier, French botanist (d. 1704)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1164  On April - 20 victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies  

1176  Death of Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130) on this day in history.  

1314  Clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies on April - 20.  

1317  Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1521  On April - 20 death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)  

1534  Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on April - 20.  

1558  On April - 20 death of johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485)  

1632  Death of Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on this day in history.  

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