Historical Events In July - 20
Monday, 06 February 2023
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 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 Peter Lombard, French theologian on this day in history.
1201 Agnes of France, queen of France, dies [or 7/18] on July - 20.
1304 Wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle on this day in history.
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 On July - 20 french viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders
1498 On July - 20 emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands
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 this day in history.
1573 On July - 20 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 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 July - 20.
1609 On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion
1609 On July - 20 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 English fleet under George Villiers reaches La Rochelle [OS=June 10] on July - 20.
1636 John Oldham, trader in Mass, murdered by indians on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control
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