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Historical Events Happened In February - 20

Monday, 02 May 2016

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

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 February - 20.  

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

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

1737  On this day in history french minister of Finance, Chauvelin, resigns  

1737  On February - 20 elizabeth Rowe, poet, dies  

1745  Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Fort August, Scotland on this day in history.  

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

1752  On this day in history charles Broche, composer  

1763  Adalbert Gyrowetz, composer on February - 20.  

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  Ferdinando Carulli, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1786  On February - 20 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  Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) on this day in history.  

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

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  Louis Alexandre Berthier removes Pope Pius VI from power on this day in history.  

1802  On this day in history charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer  

1803  On this day in history friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer  

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

1808  On this day in history daumier, Marseilles France, artist  

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  On February - 20 supreme Court rules federal govt power greater than any state  

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

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 this day in history birth of jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher  

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

1171  Death of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138) on February - 20.  

1194  On February - 20 tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies  

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

1408  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342)  

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

1524  On this day in history death of tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya  

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