Historical Events In January - 20
Monday, 24 June 2019
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 this day in history.
0820 On January - 20 book of mother, published
0820 On January - 20 abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies
0842 On January - 20 theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies
0882 Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on January - 20.
1045 On this day in history 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 Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.
1265 The first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester on January - 20.
1265 On this day in history the first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall
1265 1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester on January - 20.
1320 Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland on this day in history.
1356 On January - 20 scottish king Edward Baliol resigns
1479 On January - 20 john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81
1502 The present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored on this day in history.
1503 On this day in history casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs
1513 On January - 20 christian II succeeds Johan I as Danish/Norwegian king
1523 Christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway on January - 20.
1569 Miles Coverdale, English bible translator Great bible, dies at 80 on January - 20.
1576 On this day in history the Mexican city of León is founded by order of the viceroy Don Martín Enríquez de Almansa.
1586 Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) on January - 20.
1612 On this day in history rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59
1613 On January - 20 peace of Knärod ends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
1613 Peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden on January - 20.
1622 On January - 20 susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns
1639 Mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies on January - 20.
1648 Cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid on this day in history.
1648 On January - 20 cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid
1654 On January - 20 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 January - 20.
1667 On January - 20 treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia