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Famous Birthdays In February - 20

Friday, 25 March 2016

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 this day in history birth of jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers)  

1632  Thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1745  On February - 20 birth of johann Peter Salomon, composer  

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

1751  Johann Heinrich Voß, German poet (d. 1826) was born on February - 20.  

1752  On this day in history birth of charles Broche, composer  

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 this day in history birth of adalbert Gyrowetz, composer  

1770  On this day in history birth of ferdinando Carulli, composer  

1779  On this day in history birth of augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington  

1784  On February - 20 birth of adam Black, Edinburgh Scotland, politician/publisher  

1791  On February - 20 birth of carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen)  

1794  On February - 20 birth of william Carleton, Irish novelist (d. 1869)  

1796  On February - 20 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 this day in history.  

1805  Angelina Grimke, reformer/abolitionist/politician/lawyer was born on February - 20.  

1808  Daumier, Marseilles France, artist was born on February - 20.  

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

1809  Henry Walton Wessells, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1889 was born on February - 20.  

1816  Josef Michal Ksawery Jan Poniatowski, composer was born on this day in history.  

1819  Alfred Escher, Swiss politician, railroad entrepreneur (d. 1882) was born on February - 20.  

1820  On this day in history birth of mahlon Dickerson Manson, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895  

1827  On February - 20 birth of edward Stuyvesant Bragg, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1912  

1835  Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist was born on February - 20.  

1838  On February - 20 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 February - 20.  

1844  On February - 20 birth of ludwig Eduard Boltzmann, Austria, physicist (statistical mechanics)  

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Famous Deaths In February - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0702  On February - 20 death of k'inich Kan B'alam II, king of the Maya state of Palenque (b. 635)  

1054  Yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies on February - 20.  

1154  Death of Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett on February - 20.  

1171  On this day in history death of conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138)  

1194  On February - 20 tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies  

1258  Death of Al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad on this day in history.  

1408  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342)  

1431  Martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies on this day in history.  

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