Historical Events In October - 20
Saturday, 24 August 2019
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 this day in history 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 October - 20 conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies
1274 Engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on October - 20.
1382 On October - 20 st. Mary's College is founded at Westminster, England.
1435 Andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca on October - 20.
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 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 Treaty of Gorinchem (Emperor & church) on this day in history.
1536 On October - 20 danish/Norw king Christian III leads reform in Catholic possessions
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 October - 20.
1603 On this day in history chinese uprising in Philippines fails after 23,000 killed
1632 On this day in history the birth of Sir Christopher Wren, Mathematician and architect (St Pauls)
1632 Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect on this day in history.
1634 English King Charles I disbands new "Ship Money" tax on this day in history.
1637 On October - 20 nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs)
1676 On October - 20 christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61
1679 On this day in history samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer
1714 Coronation of British King George I on this day in history.
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 Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia on October - 20.
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 Royal ship Duc de Bourgogne launched at Rochefort on this day in history.
1751 On this day in history hendrik van Stralen, Dutch MP/secretary of Interior
1765 William August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1774 On this day in history continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment