Historical Events In July - 20
Thursday, 23 May 2019
0514 On July - 20 st Hormisdas elected as Pope succeeding Pope Sympowerus
0833 On this day in history ansegis/Ansegius, French abbot of Fontenelle/author, dies at about 63
0985 On July - 20 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 this day in history.
1160 Peter Lombard, French theologian on this day in history.
1201 On this day in history agnes of France, queen of France, dies [or 7/18]
1304 On July - 20 wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle
1304 On July - 20 francesco Petrarch, Italy, poet (Italia Mia)
1322 On this day in history frederik II van Sierck, bishop of Utrecht (1317-22), dies
1453 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On July - 20 franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies
1600 On this day in history simon Ives, composer
1607 On July - 20 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 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69 on this day in history.
1616 On July - 20 hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier
1619 Gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader on this day in history.
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 On July - 20 anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control
1663 On July - 20 pierre Drevet, French engraver
1709 On this day in history james Harris, philosopher
1712 The Riot Act takes effect in Great Britain on July - 20.
1720 On July - 20 ignaz Vitzthumb, composer
1726 William Jones, composer on July - 20.