Historical Events In October - 20
Friday, 06 December 2019
0460 Eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies on October - 20.
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 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 this day in history.
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 Andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca on this day in history.
1438 On October - 20 jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64
1475 Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api) on this day in history.
1496 On October - 20 claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise
1525 Joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50 on October - 20.
1528 Treaty of Gorinchem (Emperor & church) on this day in history.
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 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 On October - 20 christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect
1634 On October - 20 english King Charles I disbands new "Ship Money" tax
1637 On this day in history nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs)
1676 Christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1679 Samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer on this day in history.
1714 On this day in history coronation of British King George I
1714 On this day in history 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 Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women) on October - 20.
1740 On October - 20 karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
1751 Royal ship Duc de Bourgogne launched at Rochefort on October - 20.
1751 On this day in history hendrik van Stralen, Dutch MP/secretary of Interior
1765 On October - 20 william August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44
1774 On October - 20 continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment