Historical Events In July - 20
Sunday, 09 August 2020
0514 St Hormisdas elected as Pope succeeding Pope Sympowerus on this day in history.
0833 Ansegis/Ansegius, French abbot of Fontenelle/author, dies at about 63 on July - 20.
0985 On July - 20 pope Boniface VII
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 Peter Lombard, French theologian on July - 20.
1201 Agnes of France, queen of France, dies [or 7/18] on July - 20.
1304 On July - 20 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 this day in history.
1453 On July - 20 enguerrand de Monstrelet, French chronicler
1454 Johan II, King of Castile, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1495 On July - 20 french viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders
1498 Emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands on July - 20.
1513 Gaspar Schetz, Dutch treasurer-general on July - 20.
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 On this day in history franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies
1600 Simon Ives, composer on July - 20.
1607 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian (Historia Belgica), dies at 48 on this day in history.
1608 On July - 20 reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft
1609 On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion
1609 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69 on July - 20.
1616 Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier on July - 20.
1619 On this day in history gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader
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 this day in history.
1654 Anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control on this day in history.
1663 Pierre Drevet, French engraver on this day in history.
1709 On July - 20 james Harris, philosopher
1712 The Riot Act takes effect in Great Britain on July - 20.
1720 Ignaz Vitzthumb, composer on this day in history.
1726 William Jones, composer on July - 20.