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 This day in History - January 20
420 Historic Events for January 20
250

St Fabian ends his reign as Catholic Pope (236-50)

Event
250

Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies

Death
820

Book of mother, published

Event
820

Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies

Death
842

Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies

Death
882

Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies

Death
1045

Giovanni di Sabina elected Pope Sylvester III

Event
1265

1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester

Event
1320

Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland

Event
1356

Scottish king Edward Baliol resigns

Event
1479

John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81

Death
1503

Casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) to deal with American affairs

Event
1513

Christian II succeeds Johan I as Danish/Norwegian king

Event
1569

Miles Coverdale, English bible translator Great bible, dies at 80

Death
1586

Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)

Birth
1612

Rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59

Death
1613

Peace of Kn„rod ends War of Kalmar between Denmark and Sweden

Event
1622

Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns

Birth
1639

Mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies

Death
1648

Cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid

Event
1654

Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet

Birth
1666

Anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64

Death
1667

Treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland and Russia

Event
1681

Francesco Bartolomeo Conti, composer

Birth
1691

Christian de Placker, composer, dies at 77

Death