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Historical Events Happened In February - 20

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

1725  On this day in history 10 sleeping Indians scalped by whites in New Hampshire for £100/scalp bounty  

1725  On February - 20 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  On this day in history franz Ignaz Beck, composer  

1737  French minister of Finance, Chauvelin, resigns on this day in history.  

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 February - 20.  

1745  On February - 20 johann Peter Salomon, composer  

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

1746  On this day in history guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Mary Leszczynska), dies at 68  

1752  On February - 20 charles Broche, composer  

1763  Adalbert Gyrowetz, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1770  Ferdinando Carulli, composer on February - 20.  

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

1779  On February - 20 augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington  

1784  Adam Black, Edinburgh Scotland, politician/publisher on February - 20.  

1786  Johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1788  On this day in history 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  US postal service created; postage 6¢-12¢, depending on distance on February - 20.  

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  On this day in history louis Alexandre Berthier removes Pope Pius VI from power.  

1802  Charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer on February - 20.  

1803  Friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer on February - 20.  

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

1808  On February - 20 daumier, Marseilles France, artist  

1809  On February - 20 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  Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) was born on this day in history.  

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

1523  Jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers) was born on this day in history.  

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

1633  On February - 20 birth of jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher  

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

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

1745  On February - 20 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 February - 20.  

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  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 February - 20.  

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