Historical Events In October - 20
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
0460 On this day in history eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies
1097 1st Crusaders arrive in Antioch on this day in history.
1139 On October - 20 henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies
1187 Urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies on October - 20.
1268 On this day in history conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies
1274 On October - 20 engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1382 St. Mary's College is founded at Westminster, England on October - 20.
1435 On October - 20 andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca
1438 On October - 20 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 Joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50 on October - 20.
1528 Treaty of Gorinchem (Emperor & church) on this day in history.
1536 Danish/Norw king Christian III leads reform in Catholic possessions on October - 20.
1576 Spanish troops occupies & plunder Maastricht on October - 20.
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 this day in history.
1603 On October - 20 chinese uprising in Philippines fails after 23,000 killed
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 this day in history english King Charles I disbands new "Ship Money" tax
1637 On this day in history 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 On October - 20 georg Ludwig von Hannover crowned as English King George I
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 this day in history belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
1740 On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
1751 Royal ship Duc de Bourgogne launched at Rochefort on this day in history.
1751 Hendrik van Stralen, Dutch MP/secretary of Interior on October - 20.
1765 On October - 20 william August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44
1774 On this day in history continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment