Historical Events In October - 20
Saturday, 20 April 2019
0460 Eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies on October - 20.
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 this day in history.
1268 On this day in history 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 this day in history st. Mary's College is founded at Westminster, England.
1435 On October - 20 andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca
1438 On this day in history jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64
1475 On October - 20 giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)
1496 Claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise on October - 20.
1525 Joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50 on October - 20.
1528 Treaty of Gorinchem (Emperor & church) on October - 20.
1536 On this day in history 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 this day in history the birth of Sir Christopher Wren, Mathematician and architect (St Pauls)
1632 On October - 20 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 Christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1679 On this day in history samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer
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 this day in history.
1740 On October - 20 maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
1740 On October - 20 belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
1740 On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
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 October - 20 william August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44
1774 On October - 20 continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment