0702 Jafar Sadiq, Muslim scholar (d. 765) was born on this day in history.
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 Saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617) was born on this day in history.
1592 On this day in history birth of john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author
1594 On this day in history birth of matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer
1633 Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654) was born on April - 20.
1646 Charles Plumier, French botanist (d. 1704) was born on this day in history.
1164 On this day in history victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies
1176 On this day in history death of richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130)
1314 On this day in history clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies
1317 On April - 20 agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies
1521 On this day in history death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)
1534 On April - 20 elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies
1558 Death of Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) on this day in history.
1632 Death of Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on April - 20.