Historical Events In April - 20
Sunday, 09 December 2018
0121 The birth of Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor on this day in history.
0295 8th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0850 On this day in history guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne
1139 On April - 20 2nd Lateran Council (10th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
1164 Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies on April - 20.
1314 On this day in history clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies
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 April - 20 edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)
1494 John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister on this day in history.
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 On this day in history john Dudley becomes English Earl Marshal
1592 On this day in history john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author
1594 Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer on this day in history.
1632 Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on this day in history.
1643 On April - 20 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 April - 20.
1689 The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry on this day in history.
1695 On this day in history georg Caspar Weckler, composer, dies at 63
1702 On April - 20 comet C/1702 H1 approaches within 0.0437 AUs of Earth
1705 Balthasar Schmid, composer on this day in history.
1715 On April - 20 nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London
1725 Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer on this day in history.
1726 Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer on this day in history.
1745 The birth of Philippe Pinel, First psychiatrist on this day in history.
1745 Philippe Pinel, physician, founder of psychiatry on April - 20.
1748 Georg Michael Telemann, composer on this day in history.
1759 On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey
1761 On this day in history johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer
1768 On April - 20 giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70