Historical Events In April - 20
Monday, 06 April 2020
0121 The birth of Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor on April - 20.
0295 On April - 20 8th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0850 Guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne on this day in history.
1139 On April - 20 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 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 On this day in history edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)
1494 On April - 20 john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
1505 Jews are expelled from Orange Burgandy by Philibert of Luxembourg on April - 20.
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 John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author on this day in history.
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 Cromwell routes English parliament to house on this day in history.
1657 Battle in Santa Cruz Bay, Tenerife: English fleet under Robert Blake sinks Spanish silver fleet on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 April - 20.
1726 On April - 20 jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian earl/general/cartographer
1745 The birth of Philippe Pinel, First psychiatrist on April - 20.
1745 On this day in history philippe Pinel, physician, founder of psychiatry
1748 On April - 20 georg Michael Telemann, composer
1759 Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey on April - 20.
1761 On April - 20 johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer
1768 Giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70 on April - 20.