Historical Events In October - 20
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
0460 On this day in history eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies
1097 1st Crusaders arrive in Antioch on October - 20.
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 this day in history.
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 St. Mary's College is founded at Westminster, England on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1525 On October - 20 joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50
1528 Treaty of Gorinchem (Emperor & church) on October - 20.
1536 Danish/Norw king Christian III leads reform in Catholic possessions on October - 20.
1576 Spanish troops occupies & plunder Maastricht on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1637 Nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs) on October - 20.
1676 On October - 20 christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61
1679 On October - 20 samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer
1714 On this day in history coronation of British King George I
1714 Georg Ludwig von Hannover crowned as English King George I on October - 20.
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 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 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 Continental Congress orders discouragment of entertainment on October - 20.