Historical Events In November - 20
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
0284 On this day in history diocletian was chosen as Roman Emperor.
0762 On November - 20 bĂ¶gĂĽ, Khan of the Uyghurs, conquers Lo-Yang, capital of the Chinese Empire.
0869 King Edmund of East Anglia on this day in history.
0967 Aboe al-Faradj al-Isfahani, Arabic author (Book of liederen), dies on November - 20.
1168 Giovanni di Struma elected anti-Pope on November - 20.
1194 Palermo is conquered by Emperor Henry VI on this day in history.
1272 On November - 20 edward I proclaimed King of England
1327 Bassui Tokusho, Zen founder (Kogakuji monastery in Nakamura Japan) on this day in history.
1342 On this day in history pope Clemens VI names John IV of Arkel as bishop of Utrecht
1347 On November - 20 roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo beats nobles
1347 On November - 20 stefano Colonna, Roman senator, dies in battle
1407 A truce between John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of OrlĂ©ans is agreed under the auspices of John, Duke of Berry. OrlĂ©ans would be assassinated three days later by Burgundy on November - 20.
1431 On this day in history 1st meeting of Order of Guilder Flies
1480 On this day in history eleonora van Austrian, translator, dies
1518 Pierre de la Rue/Peter van Straten, Flemish composer, dies on this day in history.
1520 On November - 20 friesland hit by heavy hail storm
1521 On November - 20 arabs attribute shortage of water in Jerusalem to Jews making wine
1527 Wendelmoet "Weyntjen" Claesdochter, 1st Dutch woman burned as heretic on this day in history.
1529 On this day in history karl von Miltitz, papal nuncio
1583 On this day in history duke of Parma conquerors Aalst
1602 On this day in history otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)
1606 On November - 20 abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian
1616 Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War on this day in history.
1620 On this day in history peregrine White, son of Wm & Susanna White, born aboard Mayflower
1625 On November - 20 artus II Quellinus "the Young", Flemish sculptor, baptised
1637 On November - 20 peter Minuit and1st Swedish immigrants to Delaware sail from Sweden
1637 Peter Minuit & 1st Swedish immigrants to Delaware sail from Sweden on November - 20.
1652 On this day in history romanus Weichlein, composer
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 Charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56 on November - 20.
1695 Zumbi, the last of the leaders of Quilombo dos Palmares in early Brazil, is executed on November - 20.
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 November - 20.