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Historical Events In August - 20

Friday, 22 October 2021

0002  Venus-Jupiter in conjunction-Star of Bethlehem on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0535  On this day in history mochta of Louth, disciple of St. Patrick  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0573  On August - 20 gregory of Tours selected bishop of Tours  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0636  On this day in history battle at Yarmuk: Moslems beat Byzantines [or August 15]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0917  On this day in history the Bulgarian czar Symeon overruns Thrace in violation of a 913 agreement with Constantinople The Byzantines launch a counterattack but are routed August 20 at Anchialus Symeon gains control of the Balkans  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0917  Battle at Anchialus: Bulgaria army counter attacks Byzantines on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0984  John XIV, [Petrus Canepanova], Italian Pope (983-84), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1000  The foundation of the Hungarian state, Hungary is established as a Christian kingdom by Stephen I of Hungary on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1153  On August - 20 bernard[us] van Clairvaux, French saint, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1191  Crusader King Richard I kills 3,000 muslim prisoners in Akko on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1384  On this day in history geert Great, [Gerardus Magnus], theologist (Getijdenboek), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1391  On August - 20 konrad von Wallenrode becomes the 24th Hochmeister of the Teutonic Order.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1517  Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal/viceroy of Naples (1571-75) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1526  On this day in history peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist (Historia Martyrum)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1534  Turkish admiral Chaireddin"Barbarossa" occupies Tunis on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1538  On August - 20 aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1561  On this day in history jacopo Peri, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  On this day in history iconoclasm reaches Antwerp Belgium  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1583  On this day in history humphrey Gilbert c1537-1583 sails to Cape Race Newfoundland to fish for cod and explore mainland; sends two ships back to England.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1585  On this day in history english queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: aid to Netherland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1597  1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1604  Spanish garrison of Sluis surrenders to count Maurice on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1619  1st Black slaves brought by Dutch to colony of Jamestown Virginia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  On this day in history hudson's Bay Company employee Henry Kelsey sees buffalo on the Prairies, southwest of The Pas; the first white man to describe them.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1625  On August - 20 thomas Corneille, French playwright  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  On August - 20 valentin de Boulogne, French painter, buried at 38  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1637  On August - 20 cornelis Van Aerssen, Dutch governor/co-owner of Surinam  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1639  Martin Opitz, German poet/historian (Troerinnen), dies at 41 on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1641  Britain & Scotland sign Treaty of Pacification on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1648  On August - 20 battle of Lens: French duke d'Enghien defeats Spaniards  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1648  Edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher, dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1665  On this day in history bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1666  Alphonse d' Eve, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1672  Former Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis are brutally murdered by an angry mob in The Hague on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1517  Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal/viceroy of Naples (1571-75) was born on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1526  Peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist (Historia Martyrum) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1561  On August - 20 birth of jacopo Peri, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1625  Thomas Corneille, French playwright was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  On this day in history birth of louis Bourdaloue, French Jesuit preacher (d. 1704)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1637  On August - 20 birth of cornelis Van Aerssen, Dutch governor/co-owner of Surinam  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1665  On August - 20 birth of bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1666  Alphonse d' Eve, composer was born on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  Death of Mochta of Louth, disciple of St. Patrick on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0984  On this day in history john XIV, [Petrus Canepanova], Italian Pope (983-84), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1153  Bernard[us] van Clairvaux, French saint, dies on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1384  On this day in history geert Great, [Gerardus Magnus], theologist (Getijdenboek), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1538  On this day in history death of aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1572  On August - 20 death of miguel López de Legazpi, Spanish conquistador (b. 1502)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1580  On August - 20 death of jeronymo Osorio, Portuguese historian (b. 1506)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  On August - 20 death of valentin de Boulogne, French painter, buried at 38  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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