Historical Events In January - 20
Sunday, 09 August 2020
0250 St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50) on January - 20.
0250 On January - 20 fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies
0287 On January - 20 st. Sebastian
0820 On January - 20 book of mother, published
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 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 KÃ¶yliÃ¶njÃ¤rvi in Finland on January - 20.
1156 On this day in history bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland
1265 The first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester on this day in history.
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 Scottish king Edward Baliol resigns on January - 20.
1479 On this day in history john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81
1502 On this day in history the present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored.
1503 On January - 20 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 On January - 20 christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway.
1569 Miles Coverdale, English bible translator Great bible, dies at 80 on January - 20.
1576 On this day in history the Mexican city of LeÃ³n is founded by order of the viceroy Don MartÃn EnrÃquez de Almansa.
1586 On January - 20 johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)
1612 Rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59 on this day in history.
1613 Peace of Knärod ends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden on this day in history.
1613 Peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden on this day in history.
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 January - 20 cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid
1648 On January - 20 cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid
1654 Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet on this day in history.
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 Treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia on January - 20.