Historical Events In April - 20
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
0121 On April - 20 the birth of Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor
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 this day in history.
1164 Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies on April - 20.
1314 Clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies on this day in history.
1317 On this day in history agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies
1441 On April - 20 during the Council of Florence, Pope Eugenius IV issues the bull "Etsi non dubitemus," which asserts the superiority of the pope over the Councils
1442 On this day in history edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)
1494 On this day in history john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
1505 On this day in history jews are expelled from Orange Burgandy by Philibert of Luxembourg
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 April - 20 john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author
1594 On this day in history matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer
1632 Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on April - 20.
1643 On this day in history christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75
1650 On April - 20 vOC-management sets new guidelines
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 Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1702 Comet C/1702 H1 approaches within 0.0437 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
1705 On this day in history balthasar Schmid, composer
1715 Nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London on April - 20.
1725 On April - 20 johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer
1726 Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer on April - 20.
1745 On this day in history the birth of Philippe Pinel, First psychiatrist
1745 On this day in history philippe Pinel, physician, founder of psychiatry
1748 Georg Michael Telemann, composer on April - 20.
1759 Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey on April - 20.
1761 On this day in history johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer
1768 Giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70 on April - 20.