Historical Events In April - 20
Saturday, 28 January 2023
0121 On this day in history the birth of Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor
0295 8th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0850 Guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne on this day in history.
1139 On this day in history 2nd Lateran Council (10th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
1164 On April - 20 victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies
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 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 On April - 20 edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)
1494 John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister on April - 20.
1505 On April - 20 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 April - 20 john Dudley becomes English Earl Marshal
1592 On this day in history john Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author
1594 On April - 20 matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer
1632 Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on this day in history.
1643 Christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75 on April - 20.
1650 VOC-management sets new guidelines on April - 20.
1653 Cromwell routes English parliament to house on April - 20.
1657 On this day in history 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 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 April - 20.
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 On this day in history nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London
1725 Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer on April - 20.
1726 Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer on this day in history.
1745 The birth of Philippe Pinel, First psychiatrist on April - 20.
1745 On this day in history philippe Pinel, physician, founder of psychiatry
1748 Georg Michael Telemann, composer on April - 20.
1759 On April - 20 georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey
1761 On April - 20 johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer
1768 Giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70 on this day in history.