Historical Events In January - 20
Sunday, 21 April 2019
0250 St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50) on this day in history.
0250 On January - 20 fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies
0287 On January - 20 st. Sebastian
0820 On this day in history book of mother, published
0820 On January - 20 abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies
0842 Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on this day in history.
0882 Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on January - 20.
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 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 On January - 20 1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1320 On this day in history 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 January - 20.
1502 On January - 20 the present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored.
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 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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
1622 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns on this day in history.
1639 Mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies on January - 20.
1648 Cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid on January - 20.
1648 Cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid on January - 20.
1654 Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet on this day in history.
1666 Anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64 on January - 20.
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.