Historical Events In July - 20
Wednesday, 08 December 2021
0514 St Hormisdas elected as Pope succeeding Pope Sympowerus on July - 20.
0833 Ansegis/Ansegius, French abbot of Fontenelle/author, dies at about 63 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1160 Peter Lombard, French theologian on July - 20.
1201 On July - 20 agnes of France, queen of France, dies [or 7/18]
1304 Wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle on July - 20.
1304 Francesco Petrarch, Italy, poet (Italia Mia) on this day in history.
1322 Frederik II van Sierck, bishop of Utrecht (1317-22), dies on this day in history.
1453 Enguerrand de Monstrelet, French chronicler on this day in history.
1454 Johan II, King of Castile, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1495 On this day in history french viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders
1498 Emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands on July - 20.
1513 On July - 20 gaspar Schetz, Dutch treasurer-general
1519 Innocent IX, [Giovanni A Facchinetti], 230th Catholic pope (1591) on this day in history.
1553 On this day in history pM John Dudley captured in Cambridge
1573 Lancelot of Brederode, water beggar, beheaded on July - 20.
1597 On this day in history franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies
1600 On July - 20 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 this day in history.
1609 On July - 20 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 this day in history.
1627 English fleet under George Villiers reaches La Rochelle [OS=June 10] on this day in history.
1636 On July - 20 john Oldham, trader in Mass, murdered by indians
1654 On this day in history anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control
1663 Pierre Drevet, French engraver on July - 20.
1709 On this day in history james Harris, philosopher
1712 On July - 20 the Riot Act takes effect in Great Britain.
1720 Ignaz Vitzthumb, composer on July - 20.
1726 On this day in history william Jones, composer