Historical Events In October - 20
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
0460 On October - 20 eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies
1097 1st Crusaders arrive in Antioch on October - 20.
1139 On this day in history henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies
1187 Urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies on this day in history.
1268 On this day in history conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies
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 Andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca on October - 20.
1438 On October - 20 jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64
1475 Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api) on October - 20.
1496 On October - 20 claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise
1525 On this day in history joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50
1528 Treaty of Gorinchem (Emperor & church) on October - 20.
1536 Danish/Norw king Christian III leads reform in Catholic possessions on this day in history.
1576 Spanish troops occupies & plunder Maastricht on October - 20.
1587 On this day in history battle at Coultras: Henri van Navarra beats Catholic League
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 this day in history.
1632 The birth of Sir Christopher Wren, Mathematician and architect (St Pauls) on this day in history.
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 October - 20.
1676 Christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61 on October - 20.
1679 On this day in history samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer
1714 Coronation of British King George I on this day in history.
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 On October - 20 maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
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 Royal ship Duc de Bourgogne launched at Rochefort on October - 20.
1751 On October - 20 hendrik van Stralen, Dutch MP/secretary of Interior
1765 On this day in history william August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44
1774 On this day in history continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment