Historical Events In November - 20
Thursday, 20 June 2019
0284 Diocletian was chosen as Roman Emperor on November - 20.
0762 Bögü, Khan of the Uyghurs, conquers Lo-Yang, capital of the Chinese Empire on this day in history.
0869 King Edmund of East Anglia on this day in history.
0967 Aboe al-Faradj al-Isfahani, Arabic author (Book of liederen), dies on this day in history.
1168 Giovanni di Struma elected anti-Pope on this day in history.
1194 Palermo is conquered by Emperor Henry VI on this day in history.
1272 Edward I proclaimed King of England on this day in history.
1327 On November - 20 bassui Tokusho, Zen founder (Kogakuji monastery in Nakamura Japan)
1342 On November - 20 pope Clemens VI names John IV of Arkel as bishop of Utrecht
1347 Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo beats nobles on November - 20.
1347 Stefano Colonna, Roman senator, dies in battle on November - 20.
1407 A truce between John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans is agreed under the auspices of John, Duke of Berry. Orléans would be assassinated three days later by Burgundy on November - 20.
1431 1st meeting of Order of Guilder Flies on this day in history.
1480 Eleonora van Austrian, translator, dies on this day in history.
1518 Pierre de la Rue/Peter van Straten, Flemish composer, dies on November - 20.
1520 Friesland hit by heavy hail storm on this day in history.
1521 Arabs attribute shortage of water in Jerusalem to Jews making wine on this day in history.
1527 Wendelmoet "Weyntjen" Claesdochter, 1st Dutch woman burned as heretic on this day in history.
1529 On November - 20 karl von Miltitz, papal nuncio
1583 Duke of Parma conquerors Aalst on November - 20.
1602 On this day in history otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)
1606 On this day in history abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian
1616 On November - 20 bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War
1620 On November - 20 peregrine White, son of Wm & Susanna White, born aboard Mayflower
1625 Artus II Quellinus "the Young", Flemish sculptor, baptised on this day in history.
1637 Peter Minuit and1st Swedish immigrants to Delaware sail from Sweden on November - 20.
1637 On November - 20 peter Minuit & 1st Swedish immigrants to Delaware sail from Sweden
1652 Romanus Weichlein, composer on November - 20.
1669 On this day in history arnold Geulincx, South Neth philosopher (Cholera), dies at 45
1675 Francisco de Moura y Cortereal, Span land guardian of Neth (1664-68) on this day in history.
1678 On this day in history charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56
1695 On this day in history zumbi, the last of the leaders of Quilombo dos Palmares in early Brazil, is executed.
1695 On November - 20 zumbi, Brazilian runaway slave
1700 King Charles XII of Sweden aged 17, defeats the army of Czar Peter the Great in the battle of Narva on this day in history.