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Famous Birthdays In February - 20

Saturday, 23 May 2015

1494  On February - 20 birth of johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)  

1507  Gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II) was born on February - 20.  

1523  On February - 20 birth of jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers)  

1632  On February - 20 birth of thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)  

1633  On this day in history birth of jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher  

1656  Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1734  Franz Ignaz Beck, composer was born on February - 20.  

1745  On this day in history birth of johann Peter Salomon, composer  

1745  On February - 20 birth of henry James Pye, English poet (d. 1813)  

1751  On this day in history birth of johann Heinrich Voß, German poet (d. 1826)  

1752  Charles Broche, composer was born on this day in history.  

1753  Louis Alexandre Berthier, French marshal (d. 1815) was born on this day in history.  

1757  John 'Mad Jack' Fuller, English philanthropist (d. 1834) was born on February - 20.  

1763  On February - 20 birth of adalbert Gyrowetz, composer  

1770  On February - 20 birth of ferdinando Carulli, composer  

1779  On February - 20 birth of augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington  

1784  Adam Black, Edinburgh Scotland, politician/publisher was born on February - 20.  

1791  On this day in history birth of carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen)  

1794  William Carleton, Irish novelist (d. 1869) was born on this day in history.  

1796  On this day in history birth of eduard W van Dam van Isselt, Dutch military/liberal politician  

1802  Charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer was born on this day in history.  

1803  Friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer was born on February - 20.  

1805  On this day in history birth of angelina Grimke, reformer/abolitionist/politician/lawyer  

1808  Daumier, Marseilles France, artist was born on this day in history.  

1809  On February - 20 birth of albertus J Duymaer van Twist, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

1809  On this day in history birth of henry Walton Wessells, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1889  

1816  Josef Michal Ksawery Jan Poniatowski, composer was born on February - 20.  

1819  On February - 20 birth of alfred Escher, Swiss politician, railroad entrepreneur (d. 1882)  

1820  Mahlon Dickerson Manson, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 was born on February - 20.  

1827  On this day in history birth of edward Stuyvesant Bragg, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1912  

1835  Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist was born on this day in history.  

1838  On this day in history birth of james Barbour Terrill, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1839  Benjamin Waugh, American minister; founder of the NSPCC (d. 1908) was born on this day in history.  

1844  On this day in history birth of ludwig Eduard Boltzmann, Austria, physicist (statistical mechanics)  

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Famous Deaths In February - 20

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0702  Death of K'inich Kan B'alam II, king of the Maya state of Palenque (b. 635) on this day in history.  

1054  Yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies on this day in history.  

1154  On February - 20 death of saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett  

1171  Death of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138) on February - 20.  

1194  On this day in history tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies  

1258  Death of Al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad on February - 20.  

1408  On February - 20 death of henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342)  

1431  On February - 20 martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies