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Historical Events In May - 20

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

0325  On this day in history 1st Christian ecumenical council opens at Nicaea, Asia Minor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0526  Earthquake kills 250,000 in Antioch, Syria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1277  On this day in history john XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1293  On May - 20 earthquake strikes Kamakura Japan, 30,000 killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1303  Treaty of Paris restores Gascony to British in Hundred Years War on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1310  On May - 20 shoes were made for both right & left feet (and we thank you)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1310  Shoes were made for both right & left feet on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1347  Rienzo calls Rome for people's tribunal on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1364  On this day in history henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1444  On this day in history bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1449  Peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1470  Pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1495  French King Charles VIII leaves Naples on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1498  On May - 20 portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calcutta India  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1501  Joao da Nova Castell discovers Ascension Islands on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1506  Christopher Columbus dies in poverty in Spain on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1506  On this day in history christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1509  Catharina Sforza, Italian duchess of Forli, dies at 45 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  Ignatius Loyola seriously wounded by a cannon ball on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1524  On May - 20 duke of Albany leaves Scotland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  On May - 20 hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  Melchior Bischoff, composer on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1570  Egidius Coppens publishes Abraham Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  Venice, Spain & Pope Pius form anti-Turkish Saint League on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1593  On this day in history jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1622  On May - 20 osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1631  On this day in history german army under earl Johann Tilly conquerors Maagdenburg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1639  On this day in history dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1315  On this day in history birth of bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1364  On May - 20 birth of henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1470  On this day in history birth of pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1547  Melchior Bischoff, composer was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1593  On this day in history birth of salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0685  On May - 20 death of king Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1277  John XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1285  Death of John II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1471  Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1503  On this day in history death of lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1506  On May - 20 christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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