Historical Events In October - 20
Saturday, 15 December 2018
0460 Eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies on this day in history.
1097 On this day in history 1st Crusaders arrive in Antioch
1139 Henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies on October - 20.
1187 On this day in history urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies
1268 Conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies on October - 20.
1274 On October - 20 engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1382 On this day in history st. Mary's College is founded at Westminster, England.
1435 Andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca on this day in history.
1438 Jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64 on October - 20.
1475 Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api) on October - 20.
1496 On October - 20 claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise
1525 On October - 20 joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50
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 October - 20.
1587 Battle at Coultras: Henri van Navarra beats Catholic League on October - 20.
1600 Battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns) on October - 20.
1603 Chinese uprising in Philippines fails after 23,000 killed on this day in history.
1632 The birth of Sir Christopher Wren, Mathematician and architect (St Pauls) on October - 20.
1632 Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect on this day in history.
1634 English King Charles I disbands new "Ship Money" tax on this day in history.
1637 On this day in history nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs)
1676 On October - 20 christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61
1679 On this day in history samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer
1714 On this day in history coronation of British King George I
1714 Georg Ludwig von Hannover crowned as English King George I on October - 20.
1719 On October - 20 gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistician/economist
1740 Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia on this day in history.
1740 On this day in history belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
1740 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.
1751 On this day in history royal ship Duc de Bourgogne launched at Rochefort
1751 On this day in history 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 On October - 20 continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment