0702 Jafar Sadiq, Muslim scholar (d. 765) was born on April - 20.
1442 On April - 20 birth of edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)
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 April - 20 birth of john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author
1594 On this day in history birth of matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer
1633 On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654)
1646 On this day in history birth of charles Plumier, French botanist (d. 1704)
1164 On this day in history victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies
1176 On April - 20 death of richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130)
1314 Clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies on this day in history.
1317 Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on this day in history.
1521 Death of Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491) on April - 20.
1534 Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on April - 20.
1558 Death of Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) on April - 20.
1632 On this day in history death of nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake