Historical Events In October - 20
Sunday, 01 October 2023
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 October - 20 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 October - 20 st. Mary's College is founded at Westminster, England.
1435 On October - 20 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 October - 20.
1496 Claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise on October - 20.
1525 Joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns)
1603 Chinese uprising in Philippines fails after 23,000 killed on October - 20.
1632 The birth of Sir Christopher Wren, Mathematician and architect (St Pauls) on October - 20.
1632 Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect on October - 20.
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 this day in history.
1676 Christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1679 On October - 20 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 Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistician/economist on October - 20.
1740 On October - 20 maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
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 On October - 20 royal ship Duc de Bourgogne launched at Rochefort
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