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 This day in History - July 20
421 Historic Events for July 20
514

St Hormisdas elected as Pope succeeding Pope Sympowerus

Event
833

Ansegis/Ansegius, French abbot of Fontenelle/author, dies at about 63

Death
1031

Henry I succeeds father Robert II as King of France

Event
1031

Robert II de Vrome, King of France (996-1031), dies

Death
1201

Agnes of France, queen of France, dies [or 7/18]

Death
1304

Francesco Petrarch, Italy, poet (Italia Mia)

Birth
1322

Frederik II van Sierck, bishop of Utrecht (1317-22), dies

Death
1454

Johan II, King of Castili‰, dies at 49

Death
1495

French viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders

Event
1498

Emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands

Event
1513

Gaspar Schetz, Dutch treasurer-general

Birth
1519

Innocent IX, [Giovanni A Facchinetti], 230th Catholic pope (1591)

Birth
1553

PM John Dudley captured in Cambridge

Event
1573

Lancelot of Brederode, water beggar, beheaded

Death
1597

Franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies

Death
1600

Simon Ives, composer

Birth
1607

Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian (Historia Belgica), dies at 48

Death
1608

Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft

Event
1609

Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69

Death
1609

Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion

Event
1613

Heinrich Julius, [von Braunschweig-Wolfenbttel], duke, dies

Death
1619

Gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader

Event
1627

English fleet under George Villiers reaches La Rochelle [OS=June 10]

Event
1636

John Oldham, trader in Mass, murdered by indians

Death
1654

Anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control

Event