Historical Events In July - 20
Thursday, 29 October 2020
0514 On July - 20 st Hormisdas elected as Pope succeeding Pope Sympowerus
0833 On July - 20 ansegis/Ansegius, French abbot of Fontenelle/author, dies at about 63
0985 On this day in history pope Boniface VII
1031 Henry I succeeds father Robert II as King of France on July - 20.
1031 On this day in history robert II de Vrome, King of France (996-1031), dies
1160 On July - 20 peter Lombard, French theologian
1201 Agnes of France, queen of France, dies [or 7/18] on this day in history.
1304 On July - 20 wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle
1304 Francesco Petrarch, Italy, poet (Italia Mia) on this day in history.
1322 Frederik II van Sierck, bishop of Utrecht (1317-22), dies on July - 20.
1453 On this day in history enguerrand de Monstrelet, French chronicler
1454 On this day in history johan II, King of Castile, dies at 49
1495 French viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders on this day in history.
1498 On July - 20 emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands
1513 On July - 20 gaspar Schetz, Dutch treasurer-general
1519 On July - 20 innocent IX, [Giovanni A Facchinetti], 230th Catholic pope (1591)
1553 PM John Dudley captured in Cambridge on this day in history.
1573 On July - 20 lancelot of Brederode, water beggar, beheaded
1597 Franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies on this day in history.
1600 On this day in history simon Ives, composer
1607 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian (Historia Belgica), dies at 48 on July - 20.
1608 On July - 20 reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft
1609 Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.
1609 On July - 20 federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
1616 Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier on July - 20.
1619 Gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader on this day in history.
1627 English fleet under George Villiers reaches La Rochelle [OS=June 10] on this day in history.
1636 John Oldham, trader in Mass, murdered by indians on July - 20.
1654 On this day in history anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control
1663 Pierre Drevet, French engraver on this day in history.
1709 James Harris, philosopher on this day in history.
1712 On this day in history the Riot Act takes effect in Great Britain.
1720 On this day in history ignaz Vitzthumb, composer
1726 William Jones, composer on July - 20.