Historical Events In April - 20
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
0121 The birth of Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor on April - 20.
0295 On this day in history 8th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0850 Guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne on April - 20.
1139 2nd Lateran Council (10th ecumenical council) opens in Rome on April - 20.
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 April - 20.
1317 On this day in history agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies
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 this day in history.
1442 On this day in history edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)
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 Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on April - 20.
1551 On April - 20 john Dudley becomes English Earl Marshal
1592 On April - 20 john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author
1594 On this day in history matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer
1632 On April - 20 nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake
1643 Christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75 on April - 20.
1650 VOC-management sets new guidelines on this day in history.
1653 On April - 20 cromwell routes English parliament to house
1657 On April - 20 battle in Santa Cruz Bay, Tenerife: English fleet under Robert Blake sinks Spanish silver fleet
1662 Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies on this day in history.
1689 On April - 20 the former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.
1695 On this day in history georg Caspar Weckler, composer, dies at 63
1702 Comet C/1702 H1 approaches within 0.0437 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
1705 Balthasar Schmid, composer on April - 20.
1715 Nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London on this day in history.
1725 Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer on this day in history.
1726 Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer on April - 20.
1745 On April - 20 the birth of Philippe Pinel, First psychiatrist
1745 On April - 20 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 Johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer on this day in history.
1768 Giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70 on April - 20.