[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History Sept 20
steverourke at charter.net
Tue Sep 19 21:32:40 PDT 2006
1486 - Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales, son of King Henry VII of England (d.
1599 - Christian, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Wolfenbüttel, German protestant
military leader (d. 1623)
1246 - Mikhail of Chernigov, ruler of Kiev
1384 - King Louis I of Naples (b. 1339)
1460 - Gilles Binchois, Flemish composer
1586 - Chidiock Tichborne, English conspirator and poet (executed) (b. 1558)
1590 - Lodovico Agostini, Italian composer (b. 1534)
451- According to some sources, this was the date of the Battle of Chalons:
Flavius Aetius' victory over Attila the Hun.
1187 - Saladin begins the Siege of Jerusalem.
1377 - Cardinal Robert of Geneva, called by some the Butcher of Cesena, is
elected as Avignon Pope Clement VII, beginning the Papal schism.
1519 - Ferdinand Magellan - set sail from Sanlúcar de Barrameda with about
270 men on his expedition to circumnavigate the globe.
1596 - Diego de Montemayor founded the city of Monterrey in New Spain.
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