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Historical Events In April - 20

Monday, 21 September 2020

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

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

0850  On April - 20 guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne  

1139  2nd Lateran Council (10th ecumenical council) opens in Rome on this day in history.  

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

1314  On this day in history clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies  

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 this day in history.  

1551  John Dudley becomes English Earl Marshal on this day in history.  

1592  John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author on April - 20.  

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

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

1643  On this day in history christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75  

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

1653  Cromwell routes English parliament to house on April - 20.  

1657  Battle in Santa Cruz Bay, Tenerife: English fleet under Robert Blake sinks Spanish silver fleet on April - 20.  

1662  Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies on April - 20.  

1689  The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry on April - 20.  

1695  Georg Caspar Weckler, composer, dies at 63 on April - 20.  

1702  Comet C/1702 H1 approaches within 0.0437 AUs of Earth on April - 20.  

1705  On this day in history balthasar Schmid, composer  

1715  Nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London on this day in history.  

1725  Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer on this day in history.  

1726  On this day in history jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer  

1745  On this day in history the birth of Philippe Pinel, First psychiatrist  

1745  On April - 20 philippe Pinel, physician, founder of psychiatry  

1748  Georg Michael Telemann, composer on this day in history.  

1759  On April - 20 georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey  

1761  On this day in history johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer  

1768  On April - 20 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  On this day in history birth of jafar Sadiq, Muslim scholar (d. 765)  

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

1494  On April - 20 birth of john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister  

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

1592  John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author was born on this day in history.  

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

1633  Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654) was born on this day in history.  

1646  On April - 20 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  Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies on April - 20.  

1176  Death of Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130) on April - 20.  

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

1317  On this day in history agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies  

1521  On this day in history death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)  

1534  On this day in history elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies  

1558  On this day in history 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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