Historical Events In July - 20
Monday, 18 January 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 July - 20 pope Boniface VII
1031 On this day in history 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 July - 20.
1201 Agnes of France, queen of France, dies [or 7/18] on this day in history.
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 July - 20 frederik II van Sierck, bishop of Utrecht (1317-22), dies
1453 On July - 20 enguerrand de Monstrelet, French chronicler
1454 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1513 Gaspar Schetz, Dutch treasurer-general on July - 20.
1519 On this day in history 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 Franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies on this day in history.
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 July - 20.
1609 Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion on July - 20.
1609 On this day in history federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
1616 On this day in history hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier
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 July - 20.
1654 On July - 20 anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control
1663 On this day in history 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 Ignaz Vitzthumb, composer on July - 20.
1726 On July - 20 william Jones, composer