Historical Events In October - 20
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
0460 Eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies on this day in history.
1097 On October - 20 1st Crusaders arrive in Antioch
1139 On this day in history henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies
1187 On October - 20 urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies
1268 Conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies on this day in history.
1274 On this day in history engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies
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 On October - 20 giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)
1496 On October - 20 claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise
1525 Joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50 on October - 20.
1528 On this day in history treaty of Gorinchem (Emperor & church)
1536 On October - 20 danish/Norw king Christian III leads reform in Catholic possessions
1576 Spanish troops occupies & plunder Maastricht on this day in history.
1587 Battle at Coultras: Henri van Navarra beats Catholic League on this day in history.
1600 Battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns) on this day in history.
1603 Chinese uprising in Philippines fails after 23,000 killed on October - 20.
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 On October - 20 nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs)
1676 On this day in history christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61
1679 Samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer on this day in history.
1714 On October - 20 coronation of British King George I
1714 On this day in history georg Ludwig von Hannover crowned as English King George I
1719 Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistician/economist on this day in history.
1740 Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia on October - 20.
1740 On October - 20 belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
1740 On October - 20 karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
1751 On October - 20 royal ship Duc de Bourgogne launched at Rochefort
1751 On October - 20 hendrik van Stralen, Dutch MP/secretary of Interior
1765 William August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1774 Continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment on October - 20.