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Historical Events In May - 20

Monday, 24 June 2019

0325  1st Christian ecumenical council opens at Nicaea, Asia Minor on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1303  On this day in history treaty of Paris restores Gascony to British in Hundred Years War  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1310  Shoes were made for both right & left feet (and we thank you) on this day in history.  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  Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1495  On this day in history french King Charles VIII leaves Naples  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1501  On May - 20 joao da Nova Castell discovers Ascension Islands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1509  On this day in history catharina Sforza, Italian duchess of Forli, dies at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1524  Duke of Albany leaves Scotland on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  Melchior Bischoff, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1593  Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist on this day in history.  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  Osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1631  German army under earl Johann Tilly conquerors Maagdenburg on May - 20.  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  Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1537  Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu) was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1554  On May - 20 birth of paulo Bellasio, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656) was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0685  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1285  On May - 20 death of john II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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