Historical Events In July - 20
Thursday, 14 November 2019
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 On this day in history pope Boniface VII
1031 Henry I succeeds father Robert II as King of France on this day in history.
1031 Robert II de Vrome, King of France (996-1031), dies on July - 20.
1160 Peter Lombard, French theologian on this day in history.
1201 Agnes of France, queen of France, dies [or 7/18] on July - 20.
1304 On this day in history wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle
1304 Francesco Petrarch, Italy, poet (Italia Mia) on July - 20.
1322 Frederik II van Sierck, bishop of Utrecht (1317-22), dies on July - 20.
1453 On July - 20 enguerrand de Monstrelet, French chronicler
1454 On July - 20 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 July - 20.
1513 On this day in history gaspar Schetz, Dutch treasurer-general
1519 On this day in history innocent IX, [Giovanni A Facchinetti], 230th Catholic pope (1591)
1553 On July - 20 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 On July - 20 simon Ives, composer
1607 On this day in history paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian (Historia Belgica), dies at 48
1608 Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1619 On this day in history gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader
1627 On this day in history 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 On this day in history anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control
1663 On July - 20 pierre Drevet, French engraver
1709 On July - 20 james Harris, philosopher
1712 The Riot Act takes effect in Great Britain on this day in history.
1720 On this day in history ignaz Vitzthumb, composer
1726 On July - 20 william Jones, composer