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Historical Events In December - 20

Saturday, 16 February 2019

0069  General Vespasianus occupies Rome on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0069  Aulus Vitellius, Roman commandant of Rhine & 7th emperor, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0217  Pope Zephyrinus on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0860  King Ethelbald of Wessex on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0910  On this day in history alfonso III de Great, king of Asturias, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1046  Synod of Sutri: German king Henry III removes Popes Gregory VI on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1073  Domingo, Spanish monastery founder/abbot/saint, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  Richard the Lionhearted captured in Vienna on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1355  Stefanus IX Uros IV Dusan, king (1331-46)/Serbia (1346-55), dies on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1448  Pope Nicolaas V named Utrechts bishop Rudolf of Diepholt, cardinal on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1494  Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1522  On December - 20 suleiman the Magnificent accepts the surrender of the surviving Knights of Rhodes, who are allowed to evacuate. They eventually settle on Malta and become known as the Knights of Malta.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1524  Thomas Linacre, English scholar and physician on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1539  Paul Melissus [Paul Schede], German poet/composer on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1539  On December - 20 johannes Lupi, Flemish composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1579  John Fletcher, Elizabethan dramatist (Phylaster) (baptized) on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1585  English fleet & earl Robert Dudley van Leicester reach Vlissingen on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1594  On December - 20 giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  On December - 20 ottario Rinuccini/Giulio Caccini's opera "Euridice" published  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  Virginia Company settlers leave London to establish Jamestown on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  On this day in history virginia Company settlers leave London to establish Jamestown Va  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  On this day in history christoph Schultze, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II/Transylvanian monarch Gabor Betlen signs Peace of Pressburg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  Pieter de Hoogh, Dutch painter on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  On December - 20 nicolas Antoine, French cath pastor who converted to Judaism, executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  On this day in history francois Fagel, Dutch lawyer/statesman  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1661  On this day in history corporation Act enforced in England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  First jury trial in Delaware; Marcus Jacobson condemned for insurrection and sentenced to flogging, branding and slavery on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  1st jury trial in Delaware; Marcus Jacobson condemned for insurrection & sentenced to flogging, branding & slavery on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  John Galle, Flemish engraver/printer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1679  On December - 20 johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1688  On this day in history prince Willem III's troops pull into London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1694  On this day in history frederik van Brandenburg flees Schweiben  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1699  Peter the Great ordered Russian New Year changed-Sept 1 to Jan 1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In December - 20

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1494  Oronce Finé, French mathematician (d. 1555) was born on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  King John III of Sweden (d. 1592) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1539  Paul Melissus [Paul Schede], German poet/composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  Edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (d. 1612) was born on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1579  John Fletcher, Elizabethan dramatist (Phylaster) (baptized) was born on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1594  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  Christoph Schultze, composer was born on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  Veit Ludwig von Seckendorff, German statesman (d. 1692) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In December - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  Death of Aulus Vitellius, Roman commandant of Rhine & 7th emperor, murdered on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0217  Death of Pope Zephyrinus on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0860  On this day in history death of king Ethelbald of Wessex  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0910  On this day in history alfonso III de Great, king of Asturias, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1022  On this day in history death of elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1073  On this day in history domingo, Spanish monastery founder/abbot/saint, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1355  Stefanus IX Uros IV Dusan, king (1331-46)/Serbia (1346-55), dies on December - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1494  On this day in history death of matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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