Historical Events In October - 20
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
0460 Eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies on this day in history.
1097 1st Crusaders arrive in Antioch on this day in history.
1139 Henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history st. Mary's College is founded at Westminster, England.
1435 On October - 20 andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca
1438 Jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64 on October - 20.
1475 On October - 20 giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)
1496 Claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise on this day in history.
1525 Joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50 on October - 20.
1528 Treaty of Gorinchem (Emperor & church) on October - 20.
1536 On October - 20 danish/Norw king Christian III leads reform in Catholic possessions
1576 On October - 20 spanish troops occupies & plunder Maastricht
1587 Battle at Coultras: Henri van Navarra beats Catholic League on October - 20.
1600 On this day in history battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns)
1603 On this day in history 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 this day in history christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect
1634 English King Charles I disbands new "Ship Money" tax on October - 20.
1637 Nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs) on this day in history.
1676 On October - 20 christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61
1679 On this day in history samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer
1714 Coronation of British King George I on October - 20.
1714 On October - 20 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 On October - 20 belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
1740 On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
1751 On this day in history 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 October - 20.
1774 Continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment on October - 20.