1620 in History
February 4 Prince Bethlen Gabor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II
May 17 1st merry-go-round seen at a fair (Philippapolis, Turkey)
July 31 Pilgrim Fathers depart (through England) to America
August 7 Battle at Ponts-the-Ce, Poitou: French king Louis XIII beats his mother Marie de Medici
August 7 Kepler's mother arrested for witchcraft
August 15 Mayflower sets sail from Southampton with 102 Pilgrims
September 6 1st stones layed in Western Tower
September 15 Mayflower departs from Plymouth England with 102 pilgrims
September 20 Battle at Jassy: Turks beat king Sigismund III of Poland
November 3 Great Patent granted to Plymouth Colony
November 8 Battle of White Mountain, Prague
November 11 41 pilgrims land in Massachusetts, sign Mayflower Compact (just and equal laws)
November 19 Mayflower reaches Cape Cod and explores the coast
November 21 Mayflower Compact signed by Pilgrims in Cape Cod
November 21 Pilgrim Fathers reach America: Provincetown Harbor, Mass
December 2 English language newspaper "Namloos" begins publishing in Amsterdam
December 11 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock
December 21 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock
December 23 French huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII
December 26 Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, MA