Historical Events In July - 20
Monday, 15 July 2019
0514 St Hormisdas elected as Pope succeeding Pope Sympowerus on July - 20.
0833 On July - 20 ansegis/Ansegius, French abbot of Fontenelle/author, dies at about 63
0985 Pope Boniface VII on July - 20.
1031 On this day in history henry I succeeds father Robert II as King of France
1031 On July - 20 robert II de Vrome, King of France (996-1031), dies
1160 On this day in history peter Lombard, French theologian
1201 Agnes of France, queen of France, dies [or 7/18] on July - 20.
1304 Wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle on July - 20.
1304 Francesco Petrarch, Italy, poet (Italia Mia) on this day in history.
1322 On this day in history frederik II van Sierck, bishop of Utrecht (1317-22), dies
1453 Enguerrand de Monstrelet, French chronicler on this day in history.
1454 On this day in history johan II, King of Castile, dies at 49
1495 French viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders on July - 20.
1498 Emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands on this day in history.
1513 On July - 20 gaspar Schetz, Dutch treasurer-general
1519 Innocent IX, [Giovanni A Facchinetti], 230th Catholic pope (1591) on July - 20.
1553 PM John Dudley captured in Cambridge on July - 20.
1573 On this day in history lancelot of Brederode, water beggar, beheaded
1597 Franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies on July - 20.
1600 Simon Ives, composer on this day in history.
1607 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian (Historia Belgica), dies at 48 on July - 20.
1608 Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft on this day in history.
1609 On July - 20 emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion
1609 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69 on July - 20.
1616 On this day in history hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier
1619 Gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader on July - 20.
1627 On July - 20 english fleet under George Villiers reaches La Rochelle [OS=June 10]
1636 On July - 20 john Oldham, trader in Mass, murdered by indians
1654 Anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control on July - 20.
1663 Pierre Drevet, French engraver on July - 20.
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 July - 20 ignaz Vitzthumb, composer
1726 On this day in history william Jones, composer