Historical Events In April - 20
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
0121 The birth of Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor on this day in history.
0295 8th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on April - 20.
0850 On April - 20 guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne
1139 2nd Lateran Council (10th ecumenical council) opens in Rome on April - 20.
1164 On April - 20 victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies
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 April - 20.
1442 Edward IV, King (England, 1461-83) on April - 20.
1494 John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister on April - 20.
1505 Jews are expelled from Orange Burgandy by Philibert of Luxembourg on this day in history.
1534 On this day in history elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies
1551 John Dudley becomes English Earl Marshal on April - 20.
1592 On this day in history john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author
1594 Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer on April - 20.
1632 On April - 20 nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake
1643 Christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1650 VOC-management sets new guidelines on April - 20.
1653 On April - 20 cromwell routes English parliament to house
1657 Battle in Santa Cruz Bay, Tenerife: English fleet under Robert Blake sinks Spanish silver fleet on April - 20.
1662 On this day in history gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies
1689 On April - 20 the former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.
1695 On April - 20 georg Caspar Weckler, composer, dies at 63
1702 Comet C/1702 H1 approaches within 0.0437 AUs of Earth on April - 20.
1705 Balthasar Schmid, composer on this day in history.
1715 Nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London on April - 20.
1725 On this day in history johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer
1726 Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer on April - 20.
1745 The birth of Philippe Pinel, First psychiatrist on this day in history.
1745 On this day in history philippe Pinel, physician, founder of psychiatry
1748 On this day in history georg Michael Telemann, composer
1759 On April - 20 georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey
1761 Johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer on April - 20.
1768 Giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70 on this day in history.