Historical Events In April - 20
Monday, 16 December 2019
0121 On this day in history the birth of Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor
0295 On this day in history 8th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
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 this day in history.
1317 Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on April - 20.
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 this day in history.
1494 John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister on this day in history.
1505 On April - 20 jews are expelled from Orange Burgandy by Philibert of Luxembourg
1534 Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on April - 20.
1551 John Dudley becomes English Earl Marshal on this day in history.
1592 John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author on April - 20.
1594 Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer on this day in history.
1632 Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on April - 20.
1643 Christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75 on April - 20.
1650 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1662 On April - 20 gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies
1689 The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry on April - 20.
1695 On April - 20 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 this day in history nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London
1725 On April - 20 johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer
1726 On this day in history jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer
1745 On April - 20 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 this day in history.
1759 Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey on April - 20.
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.