Historical Events In October - 20
Monday, 06 February 2023
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 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 On this day in history engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1382 St. Mary's College is founded at Westminster, England on October - 20.
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 this day in history.
1475 On October - 20 giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)
1496 On this day in history 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 this day in history danish/Norw king Christian III leads reform in Catholic possessions
1576 On this day in history spanish troops occupies & plunder Maastricht
1587 On this day in history battle at Coultras: Henri van Navarra beats Catholic League
1600 On October - 20 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 The birth of Sir Christopher Wren, Mathematician and architect (St Pauls) on this day in history.
1632 Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect on October - 20.
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 October - 20 coronation of British King George I
1714 Georg Ludwig von Hannover crowned as English King George I on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1751 Royal ship Duc de Bourgogne launched at Rochefort on this day in history.
1751 On October - 20 hendrik van Stralen, Dutch MP/secretary of Interior
1765 On October - 20 william August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44
1774 Continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment on this day in history.