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Historical Events In February - 20

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

1054  Yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1154  Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1194  Tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1258  On this day in history al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1431  On February - 20 martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1472  Orkney and Shetland annexed to the crown of Scotland as security for the dowry of Princess Margaret, daughter of Christian 1, King of Norway and Denmark, and wife of James 111 of Scotland on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1472  On this day in history orkney and Shetland are left by Norway to Scotland, due to a dowry payment.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1494  Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1507  Gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1523  Jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1524  On this day in history tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1525  Swiss &German mercenaries desert François I's army on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1525  Swiss & German mercenaries desert Francois I's army on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1547  On February - 20 king Edward VI of England was enthroned following death of Henry VIII  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1569  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician, dies at 50 on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1595  Ernst, archduke of Austria, dies at 41 on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1613  On this day in history gerard Reynst appointed Dutch Governor-General of East-Indies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1613  On February - 20 gerard Reynst appointed Dutch gov-gen of East-Indies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1626  John Dowland, composer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1628  Gregor Aichinger, German composer/organist, dies at about 63 on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  Thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1633  Jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1653  On this day in history defeat of Dutch fleet under Admiral Van Tromp by Admiral Blake off Portsmouth  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1653  Defeat of Dutch fleet under Adm Van Tromp by Adm Blake off Portsmouth on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1656  Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1656  James Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76 on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  David ben Samuel Halevi, rabbi/author (Shulchan Aruch), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1673  On this day in history first recorded wine auction held (London)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1673  1st recorded wine auction held (London) on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1694  The birth of Voltaire, French writer and scientist on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1707  On February - 20 aurangzeb, Mogul emperor of India (1658-1707), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1710  Johan Willem Friso becomes viceroy of Groningen Netherlands on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1710  Johan Willem Friso becomes viceroy of Groningen Neth on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1724  On February - 20 georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1494  Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1507  Gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II) was born on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1523  On this day in history birth of jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  On this day in history birth of thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1633  Jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher was born on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1656  Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised was born on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1734  On February - 20 birth of franz Ignaz Beck, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1745  Johann Peter Salomon, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In February - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1054  Yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1154  Death of Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1171  Death of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1194  Tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1258  Death of Al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1408  Death of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342) on February - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1431  Martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1524  Death of Tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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