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Historical Events In May - 20

Sunday, 25 September 2022

0325  1st Christian ecumenical council opens at Nicaea, Asia Minor on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0526  On this day in history earthquake kills 250,000 in Antioch, Syria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1217  The Second Battle of Lincoln is fought near Lincoln, England, resulting in the defeat of Prince Louis of France by William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1277  John XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1293  On this day in history earthquake strikes Kamakura Japan, 30,000 killed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1303  On May - 20 treaty of Paris restores Gascony to British in Hundred Years War  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1310  Shoes were made for both right & left feet (and we thank you) on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1310  On this day in history shoes were made for both right & left feet  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1347  On May - 20 rienzo calls Rome for people's tribunal  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1364  Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1444  Bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63 on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1449  On this day in history peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1470  Pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1471  Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1495  On May - 20 french King Charles VIII leaves Naples  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1498  On this day in history portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calcutta India  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1501  On May - 20 joao da Nova Castell discovers Ascension Islands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1506  On May - 20 christopher Columbus dies in poverty in Spain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1506  Christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1509  Catharina Sforza, Italian duchess of Forli, dies at 45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1521  On May - 20 ignatius Loyola seriously wounded by a cannon ball  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1524  Duke of Albany leaves Scotland on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1537  On this day in history hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1547  Melchior Bischoff, composer on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1570  Egidius Coppens publishes Abraham Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1571  Venice, Spain & Pope Pius form anti-Turkish Saint League on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1591  On this day in history spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1593  Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1597  Matthijs Heldt, dies in battle on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  On May - 20 shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1622  Osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1631  On May - 20 german army under earl Johann Tilly conquerors Maagdenburg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1639  Dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1315  Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1364  Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1470  Pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1537  On May - 20 birth of hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1547  On this day in history birth of melchior Bischoff, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1554  On May - 20 birth of paulo Bellasio, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1593  On May - 20 birth of jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1593  On May - 20 birth of salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In May - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0685  Death of King Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645) on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1277  John XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1285  Death of John II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259) on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1444  Bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63 on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1449  On May - 20 peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1471  On this day in history henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1503  Death of Lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1506  Christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55 on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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