Historical Events In October - 20
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
0460 Eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies on October - 20.
1097 On this day in history 1st Crusaders arrive in Antioch
1139 On October - 20 henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies
1187 Urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies on October - 20.
1268 Conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies on October - 20.
1274 Engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.
1382 St. Mary's College is founded at Westminster, England on this day in history.
1435 On this day in history andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca
1438 On October - 20 jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64
1475 Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api) on this day in history.
1496 Claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise on October - 20.
1525 On this day in history joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50
1528 On this day in history treaty of Gorinchem (Emperor & church)
1536 Danish/Norw king Christian III leads reform in Catholic possessions on this day in history.
1576 On October - 20 spanish troops occupies & plunder Maastricht
1587 On October - 20 battle at Coultras: Henri van Navarra beats Catholic League
1600 Battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns) on October - 20.
1603 On October - 20 chinese uprising in Philippines fails after 23,000 killed
1632 On October - 20 the birth of Sir Christopher Wren, Mathematician and architect (St Pauls)
1632 On October - 20 christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect
1634 English King Charles I disbands new "Ship Money" tax on this day in history.
1637 Nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs) on October - 20.
1676 On October - 20 christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61
1679 Samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer on this day in history.
1714 On this day in history coronation of British King George I
1714 On this day in history georg Ludwig von Hannover crowned as English King George I
1719 On this day in history gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistician/economist
1740 Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia on October - 20.
1740 Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women) on this day in history.
1740 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on October - 20.
1751 Royal ship Duc de Bourgogne launched at Rochefort on October - 20.
1751 Hendrik van Stralen, Dutch MP/secretary of Interior on this day in history.
1765 On this day in history william August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44
1774 Continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment on this day in history.