Historical Events In January - 20
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
0250 St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50) on this day in history.
0250 On this day in history fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies
0287 St. Sebastian on January - 20.
0820 Book of mother, published on January - 20.
0820 Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on January - 20.
0842 On this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies
0882 Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on this day in history.
1045 On January - 20 giovanni di Sabina elected Pope Sylvester III
1156 According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland on January - 20.
1156 On January - 20 bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland
1265 On this day in history the first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1265 On January - 20 the first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall
1265 On this day in history 1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1320 On January - 20 duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland
1356 On January - 20 scottish king Edward Baliol resigns
1479 John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1502 The present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored on January - 20.
1503 Casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs on this day in history.
1513 On this day in history christian II succeeds Johan I as Danish/Norwegian king
1523 Christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway on this day in history.
1569 On January - 20 miles Coverdale, English bible translator Great bible, dies at 80
1576 The Mexican city of León is founded by order of the viceroy Don Martín Enríquez de Almansa on this day in history.
1586 Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) on January - 20.
1612 On January - 20 rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59
1613 Peace of Knärod ends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden on this day in history.
1613 On January - 20 peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
1622 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns on January - 20.
1639 On January - 20 mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies
1648 On this day in history cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid
1648 Cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet
1666 On January - 20 anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64
1667 The Treaty of Andrussovo ends a 13-year war between Russia and Poland which cedes Kiev, Smolensk, and the eastern Ukraine to Russia on this day in history.
1667 Treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia on this day in history.