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Historical Events Happened In February - 20

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1725  On February - 20 10 sleeping Indians scalped by whites in New Hampshire for £100/scalp bounty  

1725  On this day in history 10 sleeping Indians scalped by whites in NH for ÂŁ100 a scalp bounty  

1731  On this day in history frederich Karl Erbach, composer, dies at 50  

1732  On this day in history estates of Holland ratifies Treaty of Vienna  

1734  Franz Ignaz Beck, composer on this day in history.  

1737  French minister of Finance, Chauvelin, resigns on February - 20.  

1737  On this day in history elizabeth Rowe, poet, dies  

1745  Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Fort August, Scotland on February - 20.  

1745  Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Fort August, Scotland on this day in history.  

1745  Johann Peter Salomon, composer on this day in history.  

1746  On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Castle of Inverness  

1746  Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Mary Leszczynska), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1752  On this day in history charles Broche, composer  

1763  On February - 20 adalbert Gyrowetz, composer  

1768  On this day in history first American chartered fire insurance company receives charter (Pennsylvania)  

1768  1st American chartered fire insurance company opens (Penn) on this day in history.  

1770  On this day in history ferdinando Carulli, composer  

1773  Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia/Duke of Savoy (CE III), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

1784  On this day in history adam Black, Edinburgh Scotland, politician/publisher  

1786  On this day in history johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70  

1788  On February - 20 gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Dutch regent (Utrecht), dies at 68  

1790  On this day in history joseph II, Emperor of Holy Roman empire, dies at 48  

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

1792  On this day in history uS postal service created; postage 6¢-12œ¢, depending on distance  

1792  US postal service created, postage 6 cents on this day in history.  

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

1798  Louis Alexandre Berthier removes Pope Pius VI from power on February - 20.  

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

1803  On this day in history friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer  

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

1808  On February - 20 daumier, Marseilles France, artist  

1809  The U.S. Supreme Court rules that the federal government's power is greater than any individual state on February - 20.  

1809  Supreme Court rules federal govt power greater than any state on February - 20.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1507  Gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II) was born on this day in history.  

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

1632  Thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories) was born on February - 20.  

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  

Famous Deaths In February - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1154  Death of Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett on this day in history.  

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

1194  Tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies on February - 20.  

1258  On February - 20 death of al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad  

1408  Death of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342) on this day in history.  

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

1524  Death of TecĂșn UmĂĄn, last leader of the QuichĂ©-Maya on this day in history.  

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