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Historical Events Happened In February - 20

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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

1725  On this day in history 10 sleeping Indians scalped by whites in NH for £100 a scalp bounty  

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

1732  On February - 20 estates of Holland ratifies Treaty of Vienna  

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

1737  On February - 20 french minister of Finance, Chauvelin, resigns  

1737  Elizabeth Rowe, poet, dies on this day in history.  

1745  On February - 20 bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Fort August, Scotland  

1745  On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Fort August, Scotland  

1745  Johann Peter Salomon, composer on February - 20.  

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

1746  On February - 20 guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Mary Leszczynska), dies at 68  

1752  Charles Broche, composer on this day in history.  

1763  On this day in history adalbert Gyrowetz, composer  

1768  First American chartered fire insurance company receives charter (Pennsylvania) on February - 20.  

1768  On February - 20 1st American chartered fire insurance company opens (Penn)  

1770  On February - 20 ferdinando Carulli, composer  

1773  Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia/Duke of Savoy (CE III), dies at 71 on February - 20.  

1779  On February - 20 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 this day in history gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Dutch regent (Utrecht), dies at 68  

1790  Joseph II, Emperor of Holy Roman empire, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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

1792  On February - 20 uS postal service created; postage 6¢-12¢, depending on distance  

1792  On this day in history uS postal service created, postage 6 cents  

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  On this day in history charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer  

1803  Friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer on this day in history.  

1805  On February - 20 angelina Grimke, reformer/abolitionist/politician/lawyer  

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

1809  The U.S. Supreme Court rules that the federal government's power is greater than any individual state on this day in history.  

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  Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) was born on February - 20.  

1507  On February - 20 birth of gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II)  

1523  Jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers) was born on February - 20.  

1632  On this day in history birth of thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)  

1633  Jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher was born on February - 20.  

1656  Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised was born on February - 20.  

1734  On February - 20 birth of franz Ignaz Beck, composer  

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

Famous Deaths In February - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

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

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

1431  On this day in history martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies  

1524  Death of Tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya on this day in history.