Historical Events In October - 20
Friday, 16 April 2021
0460 Eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies on this day in history.
1097 1st Crusaders arrive in Antioch on October - 20.
1139 Henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies on this day in history.
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 October - 20 engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies
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 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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1600 On October - 20 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 On October - 20 the birth of Sir Christopher Wren, Mathematician and architect (St Pauls)
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 On October - 20 nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs)
1676 On October - 20 christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61
1679 On October - 20 samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer
1714 Coronation of British King George I on October - 20.
1714 Georg Ludwig von Hannover crowned as English King George I on October - 20.
1719 On this day in history gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistician/economist
1740 On this day in history maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
1740 Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women) on October - 20.
1740 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.
1751 On this day in history royal ship Duc de Bourgogne launched at Rochefort
1751 Hendrik van Stralen, Dutch MP/secretary of Interior on this day in history.
1765 William August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1774 Continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment on this day in history.