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 This day in History - September 20
395 Historic Events for September 20
368

Emperor Valentinianus visits Nijmegen

Event
451

General Aetius defeats Attila the Hun at Chalons-sur-Marne

Event
622

Prophet Mohammed/Abu Bakr arrives in Jathrib (Medina)

Event
1168

Paschal III, [Guido di Crema], Italian anti-Pope, dies

Death
1258

Cathedral of Salisbury inaugurated

Event
1378

Robert de GenŠve, "butcher of Cesena" crowned anti-pope Clemens VII

Event
1384

Louis, duke of Anjou/wife of Marie of Bretagne

Death
1493

Philippe Pot, governor/viceroy of Burgundy, dies

Death
1519

Ferdinand Magellan starts 1st successful circumnavigation of world

Event
1530

Luther advises protestant monarch compromise

Event
1565

Spaniards capture Fort Caroline Fla and massacre the French

Event
1586

Anthony Babington, page/conspirator to Mary Stuart, executed at 24

Death
1593

Gottfried Scheidt, composer

Birth
1604

Spanish army under Spinola recaptures Oostende

Event
1613

Willem H van Est (Estius), theologist, dies

Death
1620

Battle at Jassy: Turks beat king Sigismund III of Poland

Event
1624

Isa„c Le Maire, Amsterdam ship owner, dies at about 66

Death
1639

John Meursius, [van Meurs], historian, dies at 60

Death
1643

1st battle at Newbury: King Charles I vs Robert Devereux' armies

Event
1647

Giovanni Del Turco, composer, dies at 70

Death
1648

Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer, dies at 61

Death
1653

Benedict Schultheiss, composer

Birth
1663

Pirro Conte d' Albergati Capacelli, composer

Birth
1664

Maryland passes 1st anti-amalgamation law to stop intermarriage of English women and black men

Event
1665

Johannes van der Hagen, vicar/genealogist/chronologer

Birth