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Historical Events In May - 20

Friday, 01 March 2024

0325  On this day in history 1st Christian ecumenical council opens at Nicaea, Asia Minor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0526  On this day in history earthquake kills 250,000 in Antioch, Syria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1217  The Second Battle of Lincoln is fought near Lincoln, England, resulting in the defeat of Prince Louis of France by William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1277  John XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1293  On May - 20 earthquake strikes Kamakura Japan, 30,000 killed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1303  On this day in history treaty of Paris restores Gascony to British in Hundred Years War  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1310  Shoes were made for both right & left feet (and we thank you) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1310  On May - 20 shoes were made for both right & left feet  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1347  On this day in history rienzo calls Rome for people's tribunal  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1364  On this day in history henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1444  Bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63 on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1449  Peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1470  On May - 20 pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1471  On this day in history henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1495  On May - 20 french King Charles VIII leaves Naples  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1498  Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calcutta India on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1501  Joao da Nova Castell discovers Ascension Islands on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1506  Christopher Columbus dies in poverty in Spain on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1506  Christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1509  Catharina Sforza, Italian duchess of Forli, dies at 45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1521  On May - 20 ignatius Loyola seriously wounded by a cannon ball  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1524  On May - 20 duke of Albany leaves Scotland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1537  Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1547  On this day in history melchior Bischoff, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1570  Egidius Coppens publishes Abraham Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1571  Venice, Spain & Pope Pius form anti-Turkish Saint League on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1591  Spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1593  On this day in history jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1597  Matthijs Heldt, dies in battle on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1622  On this day in history osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1631  On May - 20 german army under earl Johann Tilly conquerors Maagdenburg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1639  Dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Days In May

List Of Important Days In May

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Famous Birthdays In May - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1315  On May - 20 birth of bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1364  On May - 20 birth of henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1470  On this day in history birth of pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1537  On this day in history birth of hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1547  On this day in history birth of melchior Bischoff, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1593  Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1593  On May - 20 birth of salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In May - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0685  On this day in history death of king Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1277  On May - 20 john XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1285  Death of John II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1444  On May - 20 bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1449  On May - 20 peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1471  On May - 20 henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1503  On May - 20 death of lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1506  On this day in history christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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