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Historical Events In December - 20

Friday, 19 August 2022

0069  General Vespasianus occupies Rome on this day in history.  

0069  Aulus Vitellius, Roman commandant of Rhine & 7th emperor, murdered on this day in history.  

0217  Pope Zephyrinus on December - 20.  

0860  On December - 20 king Ethelbald of Wessex  

0910  Alfonso III de Great, king of Asturias, dies on December - 20.  

1046  Synod of Sutri: German king Henry III removes Popes Gregory VI on this day in history.  

1073  On December - 20 domingo, Spanish monastery founder/abbot/saint, dies  

1192  On this day in history richard the Lionhearted captured in Vienna  

1355  On December - 20 stefanus IX Uros IV Dusan, king (1331-46)/Serbia (1346-55), dies  

1448  Pope Nicolaas V named Utrechts bishop Rudolf of Diepholt, cardinal on this day in history.  

1494  On this day in history matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet  

1522  Suleiman the Magnificent accepts the surrender of the surviving Knights of Rhodes, who are allowed to evacuate. They eventually settle on Malta and become known as the Knights of Malta on this day in history.  

1524  Thomas Linacre, English scholar and physician on December - 20.  

1539  Paul Melissus [Paul Schede], German poet/composer on this day in history.  

1539  On December - 20 johannes Lupi, Flemish composer  

1579  On December - 20 john Fletcher, Elizabethan dramatist (Phylaster) (baptized)  

1585  On December - 20 english fleet & earl Robert Dudley van Leicester reach Vlissingen  

1594  On December - 20 giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer  

1600  Ottario Rinuccini/Giulio Caccini's opera "Euridice" published on December - 20.  

1606  Virginia Company settlers leave London to establish Jamestown on this day in history.  

1606  Virginia Company settlers leave London to establish Jamestown Va on this day in history.  

1606  On December - 20 christoph Schultze, composer  

1626  Emperor Ferdinand II/Transylvanian monarch Gabor Betlen signs Peace of Pressburg on this day in history.  

1629  Pieter de Hoogh, Dutch painter on December - 20.  

1632  On this day in history nicolas Antoine, French cath pastor who converted to Judaism, executed  

1659  Francois Fagel, Dutch lawyer/statesman on this day in history.  

1661  Corporation Act enforced in England on December - 20.  

1669  First jury trial in Delaware; Marcus Jacobson condemned for insurrection and sentenced to flogging, branding and slavery on this day in history.  

1669  1st jury trial in Delaware; Marcus Jacobson condemned for insurrection & sentenced to flogging, branding & slavery on this day in history.  

1676  On December - 20 john Galle, Flemish engraver/printer, dies at 76  

1679  On December - 20 johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen, dies at 75  

1688  Prince Willem III's troops pull into London on this day in history.  

1694  On December - 20 frederik van Brandenburg flees Schweiben  

1699  On this day in history peter the Great ordered Russian New Year changed-Sept 1 to Jan 1  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1494  Oronce Finé, French mathematician (d. 1555) was born on December - 20.  

1537  On this day in history birth of king John III of Sweden (d. 1592)  

1539  On December - 20 birth of paul Melissus [Paul Schede], German poet/composer  

1566  On December - 20 birth of edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (d. 1612)  

1579  John Fletcher, Elizabethan dramatist (Phylaster) (baptized) was born on this day in history.  

1594  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer was born on this day in history.  

1606  On this day in history birth of christoph Schultze, composer  

1626  On December - 20 birth of veit Ludwig von Seckendorff, German statesman (d. 1692)  

Famous Deaths In December - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On this day in history death of aulus Vitellius, Roman commandant of Rhine & 7th emperor, murdered  

0217  Death of Pope Zephyrinus on this day in history.  

0860  Death of King Ethelbald of Wessex on this day in history.  

0910  Alfonso III de Great, king of Asturias, dies on this day in history.  

1022  Death of Elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996) on December - 20.  

1073  Domingo, Spanish monastery founder/abbot/saint, dies on December - 20.  

1355  Stefanus IX Uros IV Dusan, king (1331-46)/Serbia (1346-55), dies on this day in history.  

1494  Death of Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet on December - 20.  

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