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Historical Events Happened In February - 20

Monday, 26 January 2015

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  On February - 20 frederich Karl Erbach, composer, dies at 50  

1732  Estates of Holland ratifies Treaty of Vienna on this day in history.  

1734  On February - 20 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 this day in history.  

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

1752  Charles Broche, composer on this day in history.  

1763  On February - 20 adalbert Gyrowetz, composer  

1768  On February - 20 first American chartered fire insurance company receives charter (Pennsylvania)  

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

1770  Ferdinando Carulli, composer on February - 20.  

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 this day in history.  

1784  On February - 20 adam Black, Edinburgh Scotland, politician/publisher  

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 February - 20.  

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  US postal service created, postage 6 cents on this day in history.  

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  Angelina Grimke, reformer/abolitionist/politician/lawyer on February - 20.  

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

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  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)  

1507  Gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II) was born on February - 20.  

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

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

1633  On this day in history birth of jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher  

1656  Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1734  Franz Ignaz Beck, composer was born on February - 20.  

1745  Johann Peter Salomon, composer was born on February - 20.  

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 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 February - 20.  

1408  On this day in history 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 February - 20.