Historical Events In January - 20
Wednesday, 23 October 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 Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on January - 20.
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 KÃ¶yliÃ¶njÃ¤rvi in Finland on this day in history.
1156 Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.
1265 On January - 20 the first English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1265 The first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall on this day in history.
1265 1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester on this day in history.
1320 Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland on January - 20.
1356 On January - 20 scottish king Edward Baliol resigns
1479 John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on January - 20.
1502 The present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored on January - 20.
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 January - 20 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 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 January - 20.
1613 On January - 20 peace of Knarodends War of Kalmar between Denmark & Sweden
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 On January - 20 cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid
1648 Cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid on January - 20.
1654 Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet on January - 20.
1666 On this day in history anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64
1667 On this day in history the Treaty of Andrussovo ends a 13-year war between Russia and Poland which cedes Kiev, Smolensk, and the eastern Ukraine to Russia.
1667 On this day in history treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland & Russia