Historical Events In July - 20
Monday, 19 April 2021
0514 St Hormisdas elected as Pope succeeding Pope Sympowerus on July - 20.
0833 On this day in history ansegis/Ansegius, French abbot of Fontenelle/author, dies at about 63
0985 Pope Boniface VII on July - 20.
1031 Henry I succeeds father Robert II as King of France on this day in history.
1031 On this day in history robert II de Vrome, King of France (996-1031), dies
1160 Peter Lombard, French theologian on July - 20.
1201 Agnes of France, queen of France, dies [or 7/18] on this day in history.
1304 On this day in history wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle
1304 On this day in history francesco Petrarch, Italy, poet (Italia Mia)
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 Johan II, King of Castile, dies at 49 on July - 20.
1495 French viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders on this day in history.
1498 Emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands on July - 20.
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 this day in history lancelot of Brederode, water beggar, beheaded
1597 Franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies on July - 20.
1600 On July - 20 simon Ives, composer
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 On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion
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 July - 20.
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 this day in history john Oldham, trader in Mass, murdered by indians
1654 Anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control on July - 20.
1663 On this day in history pierre Drevet, French engraver
1709 On this day in history james Harris, philosopher
1712 On July - 20 the Riot Act takes effect in Great Britain.
1720 On July - 20 ignaz Vitzthumb, composer
1726 On this day in history william Jones, composer