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 This day in History - November 20
393 Historic Events for November 20
967

Aboe al-Faradj al-Isfahani, Arabic author (Book of liederen), dies

Death
1168

Giovanni di Struma elected anti-Pope

Event
1272

Edward I proclaimed King of England

Event
1327

Bassui Tokusho, Zen founder (Kogakuji monastery in Nakamura Japan)

Birth
1342

Pope Clemens VI names John IV of Arkel as bishop of Utrecht

Event
1347

Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo beats nobles

Event
1347

Stefano Colonna, Roman senator, dies in battle

Death
1431

1st meeting of Order of Guilder Flies

Event
1480

Eleonora van Austrian, translator, dies

Death
1518

Pierre de la Rue/Peter van Straten, Flemish composer, dies

Death
1520

Friesland hit by heavy hail storm

Event
1521

Arabs attribute shortage of water in Jerusalem to Jews making wine

Event
1527

Wendelmoet "Weyntjen" Claesdochter, 1st Dutch woman burned as heretic

Death
1583

Duke of Parma conquerors Aalst

Event
1602

Otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)

Birth
1606

Abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian

Birth
1616

Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War

Event
1620

Peregrine White, son of Wm and Susanna White, born aboard Mayflower

Birth
1625

Artus II Quellinus "the Young", Flemish sculptor, baptised

Birth
1637

Peter Minuit and 1st Swedish immigrants to Delaware sail from Sweden

Event
1652

Romanus Weichlein, composer

Birth
1669

Arnold Geulincx, South Neth philosopher (Cholera), dies at 45

Death
1675

Francisco de Moura y Cortereal, Span land guardian of Neth (1664-68)

Death
1678

Charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56

Death
1713

Thomas Tompion, English clock maker (cylinder tunnel), dies

Death