Historical Events In April - 20
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0121 On April - 20 the birth of Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor
0295 On this day in history 8th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0850 Guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1314 On April - 20 clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies
1317 Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on April - 20.
1441 On this day in history 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 On April - 20 john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
1505 On this day in history jews are expelled from Orange Burgandy by Philibert of Luxembourg
1534 Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on this day in history.
1551 On this day in history john Dudley becomes English Earl Marshal
1592 On April - 20 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 April - 20.
1643 Christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75 on April - 20.
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 this day in history.
1662 On April - 20 gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies
1689 On this day in history 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 April - 20.
1705 Balthasar Schmid, composer on April - 20.
1715 On April - 20 nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London
1725 On April - 20 johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer
1726 Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer on April - 20.
1745 On April - 20 the birth of Philippe Pinel, First psychiatrist
1745 Philippe Pinel, physician, founder of psychiatry on this day in history.
1748 Georg Michael Telemann, composer on this day in history.
1759 Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.
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.