On This Day

What Happened in October 1420

Historical Events

  • Oct 28 Beijing is declared the capital of the Ming dynasty under the Yongle Emperor

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 14 Tomas de Torquemada, Castilian Grand Inquisitor during Spanish Inquisition, born in Torquemada (or Valladolid), Kingdom of Castile (d. 1498)