Historical Events In July - 20
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0514 St Hormisdas elected as Pope succeeding Pope Sympowerus on this day in history.
0833 On July - 20 ansegis/Ansegius, French abbot of Fontenelle/author, dies at about 63
0985 Pope Boniface VII on this day in history.
1031 On July - 20 henry I succeeds father Robert II as King of France
1031 Robert II de Vrome, King of France (996-1031), dies on July - 20.
1160 On this day in history peter Lombard, French theologian
1201 On July - 20 agnes of France, queen of France, dies [or 7/18]
1304 On July - 20 wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle
1304 Francesco Petrarch, Italy, poet (Italia Mia) on July - 20.
1322 On this day in history frederik II van Sierck, bishop of Utrecht (1317-22), dies
1453 On this day in history enguerrand de Monstrelet, French chronicler
1454 Johan II, King of Castile, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1495 On this day in history french viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders
1498 Emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands on July - 20.
1513 On July - 20 gaspar Schetz, Dutch treasurer-general
1519 On this day in history innocent IX, [Giovanni A Facchinetti], 230th Catholic pope (1591)
1553 On this day in history pM John Dudley captured in Cambridge
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 Simon Ives, composer on July - 20.
1607 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian (Historia Belgica), dies at 48 on this day in history.
1608 Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft on July - 20.
1609 Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.
1609 On this day in history federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
1616 Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier on this day in history.
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 July - 20.
1636 John Oldham, trader in Mass, murdered by indians on July - 20.
1654 On July - 20 anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control
1663 Pierre Drevet, French engraver on July - 20.
1709 On July - 20 james Harris, philosopher
1712 On this day in history the Riot Act takes effect in Great Britain.
1720 Ignaz Vitzthumb, composer on this day in history.
1726 William Jones, composer on this day in history.