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Historical Events Happened In February - 20

Saturday, 18 April 2015

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

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

1731  Frederich Karl Erbach, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

1734  On this day in history franz Ignaz Beck, composer  

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

1737  Elizabeth Rowe, poet, dies on February - 20.  

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  On this day in history johann Peter Salomon, composer  

1746  Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Castle of Inverness on this day in history.  

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

1752  On this day in history charles Broche, composer  

1763  On this day in history adalbert Gyrowetz, composer  

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

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

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  Augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington on February - 20.  

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

1786  Johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70 on February - 20.  

1788  Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Dutch regent (Utrecht), dies at 68 on February - 20.  

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

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

1792  US postal service created; postage 6¢-12¢, depending on distance on this day in history.  

1792  US postal service created, postage 6 cents on February - 20.  

1796  On February - 20 eduard W van Dam van Isselt, Dutch military/liberal politician  

1798  On February - 20 louis Alexandre Berthier removes Pope Pius VI from power.  

1802  On February - 20 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  On February - 20 daumier, Marseilles France, artist  

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

1809  Supreme Court rules federal govt power greater than any state on this day in history.  

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

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

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  Franz Ignaz Beck, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In February - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1054  On this day in history yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies  

1154  On this day in history death of saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett  

1171  On February - 20 death of conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138)  

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

1258  On this day in history death of al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad  

1408  Death of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342) on February - 20.  

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 February - 20.