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Historical Events In August - 20

Wednesday, 04 August 2021

0002  Venus-Jupiter in conjunction-Star of Bethlehem on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

0573  On this day in history gregory of Tours selected bishop of Tours  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0636  Battle at Yarmuk: Moslems beat Byzantines [or August 15] on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0917  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 on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

0984  John XIV, [Petrus Canepanova], Italian Pope (983-84), dies on August - 20.  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  Bernard[us] van Clairvaux, French saint, dies on August - 20.  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 this day in history konrad von Wallenrode becomes the 24th Hochmeister of the Teutonic Order.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1534  On August - 20 turkish admiral Chaireddin"Barbarossa" occupies Tunis  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  Jacopo Peri, composer on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  Iconoclasm reaches Antwerp Belgium on August - 20.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1619  1st Black slaves brought by Dutch to colony of Jamestown Virginia on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1641  On August - 20 britain & Scotland sign Treaty of Pacification  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1648  Edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher, dies at 65 on August - 20.  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  On August - 20 alphonse d' Eve, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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1517  On August - 20 birth of antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal/viceroy of Naples (1571-75)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1526  On August - 20 birth of peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist (Historia Martyrum)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1561  Jacopo Peri, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1632  Louis Bourdaloue, French Jesuit preacher (d. 1704) was born on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1637  On this day in history birth of cornelis Van Aerssen, Dutch governor/co-owner of Surinam  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1665  Bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed) was born on August - 20.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0984  John XIV, [Petrus Canepanova], Italian Pope (983-84), dies on August - 20.  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

1384  Geert Great, [Gerardus Magnus], theologist (Getijdenboek), dies on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1538  Death of Aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1572  Death of Miguel López de Legazpi, Spanish conquistador (b. 1502) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1580  Death of Jeronymo Osorio, Portuguese historian (b. 1506) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  Death of Valentin de Boulogne, French painter, buried at 38 on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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