Historical Events In October - 20
Monday, 27 January 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 October - 20.
1187 On October - 20 urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies
1268 On October - 20 conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies
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 this day in history.
1435 Andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca on this day in history.
1438 On this day in history 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 this day in history danish/Norw king Christian III leads reform in Catholic possessions
1576 Spanish troops occupies & plunder Maastricht on October - 20.
1587 On October - 20 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 October - 20.
1632 The birth of Sir Christopher Wren, Mathematician and architect (St Pauls) on October - 20.
1632 On this day in history christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect
1634 On October - 20 english King Charles I disbands new "Ship Money" tax
1637 Nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs) on October - 20.
1676 On this day in history christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61
1679 On this day in history samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer
1714 On October - 20 coronation of British King George I
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 this day in history belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
1740 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on October - 20.
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 Continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment on October - 20.