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Historical Events For February - 20

Friday, 20 January 2017

1725  On February - 20 10 sleeping Indians scalped by whites in New Hampshire for £100/scalp bounty  Click To Search About This In Google

1725  On this day in history 10 sleeping Indians scalped by whites in NH for £100 a scalp bounty  Click To Search About This In Google

1731  On this day in history frederich Karl Erbach, composer, dies at 50  Click To Search About This In Google

1732  Estates of Holland ratifies Treaty of Vienna on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1734  Franz Ignaz Beck, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1737  On February - 20 french minister of Finance, Chauvelin, resigns  Click To Search About This In Google

1737  On February - 20 elizabeth Rowe, poet, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1745  On February - 20 bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Fort August, Scotland  Click To Search About This In Google

1745  On February - 20 bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Fort August, Scotland  Click To Search About This In Google

1745  Johann Peter Salomon, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1746  Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Castle of Inverness on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1746  Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Mary Leszczynska), dies at 68 on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1752  On this day in history charles Broche, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1763  Adalbert Gyrowetz, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1768  On February - 20 first American chartered fire insurance company receives charter (Pennsylvania)  Click To Search About This In Google

1768  1st American chartered fire insurance company opens (Penn) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1770  Ferdinando Carulli, composer on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1773  Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia/Duke of Savoy (CE III), dies at 71 on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1779  On this day in history augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington  Click To Search About This In Google

1784  On this day in history adam Black, Edinburgh Scotland, politician/publisher  Click To Search About This In Google

1786  On this day in history johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70  Click To Search About This In Google

1788  On this day in history gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Dutch regent (Utrecht), dies at 68  Click To Search About This In Google

1790  On February - 20 joseph II, Emperor of Holy Roman empire, dies at 48  Click To Search About This In Google

1791  Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1792  US postal service created; postage 6¢-12¢, depending on distance on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1792  On this day in history uS postal service created, postage 6 cents  Click To Search About This In Google

1796  Eduard W van Dam van Isselt, Dutch military/liberal politician on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1798  Louis Alexandre Berthier removes Pope Pius VI from power on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1802  On February - 20 charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1803  Friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1805  Angelina Grimke, reformer/abolitionist/politician/lawyer on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1808  Daumier, Marseilles France, artist on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1809  The U.S. Supreme Court rules that the federal government's power is greater than any individual state on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1809  On this day in history supreme Court rules federal govt power greater than any state  Click To Search About This In Google

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1494  Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1507  Gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1523  On this day in history birth of jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers)  Click To Search About This In Google

1632  Thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories) was born on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1633  On this day in history birth of jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher  Click To Search About This In Google

1656  Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised was born on February - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1734  Franz Ignaz Beck, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1745  Johann Peter Salomon, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In February - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1054  On February - 20 yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1154  On February - 20 death of saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett  Click To Search About This In Google

1171  On February - 20 death of conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138)  Click To Search About This In Google

1194  Tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1258  On this day in history death of al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad  Click To Search About This In Google

1408  Death of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1431  On February - 20 martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1524  On this day in history death of tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya  Click To Search About This In Google

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