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Historical Events Happened In February - 20

Monday, 08 February 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  On this day in history frederich Karl Erbach, composer, dies at 50  

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

1734  On this day in history franz Ignaz Beck, composer  

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  Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Fort August, Scotland on February - 20.  

1745  Johann Peter Salomon, composer on this day in history.  

1746  On February - 20 bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Castle of Inverness  

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

1752  Charles Broche, composer on February - 20.  

1763  Adalbert Gyrowetz, composer on February - 20.  

1768  First American chartered fire insurance company receives charter (Pennsylvania) on February - 20.  

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

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  Augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington on this day in history.  

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

1798  Louis Alexandre Berthier removes Pope Pius VI from power on February - 20.  

1802  On February - 20 charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer  

1803  On this day in history friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer  

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 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  On February - 20 birth of johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)  

1507  On this day in history birth of gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II)  

1523  Jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers) was born on February - 20.  

1632  On February - 20 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 this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In February - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1054  Yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies on this day in history.  

1154  Death of Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett on February - 20.  

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

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  On February - 20 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 February - 20.  

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