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Historical Events For January - 20

Thursday, 30 March 2017

1809  On January - 20 sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (La Paloma)  

1812  On January - 20 ralph Pomeroy Buckland, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892  

1813  Jacon Gartner Lauman, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 on January - 20.  

1813  C M Wieland, writer, dies at 79 on January - 20.  

1819  On January - 20 carlos IV, King of Spain (1788-1808), dies at 70  

1820  On this day in history anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women  

1830  On January - 20 michal Bogdanowicz, composer, dies at 50  

1831  Pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa) on this day in history.  

1837  On this day in history john Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84  

1838  Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64 on January - 20.  

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1839  In the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats a Peruvian and Bolivian alliance on this day in history.  

1840  Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica on this day in history.  

1840  On this day in history dutch King Willem II crowned  

1840  On January - 20 dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica  

1841  Hong Kong is ceded to Great Britain. (The island returned to Chinese control in 1997.) on January - 20.  

1841  On this day in history china cedes Hong Kong to British  

1843  On January - 20 pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)  

1844  Johan Peter Selmer, composer on this day in history.  

1847  On this day in history w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

1850  On this day in history investigator, first ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England  

1850  Investigator, 1st ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England on January - 20.  

1855  Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer on this day in history.  

1857  On this day in history edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

1859  On January - 20 b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

1860  On January - 20 dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes  

1862  Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines on January - 20.  

1865  Friedrich A H von Waldeck, brother of queen Emma/last ruler of Waldeck on January - 20.  

1866  On this day in history prim's Insurrection in Spain ends  

1866  Richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg) on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history florida constitutional convention meets in Tallahassee  

1869  Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes first woman to testify before Congress on this day in history.  

1869  Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before Congress on January - 20.  

1870  On January - 20 "City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard  

1870  Hiram R Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis on January - 20.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244) was born on this day in history.  

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on this day in history.  

1358  On this day in history birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

1435  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

1586  On this day in history birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

1622  On January - 20 birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  On January - 20 fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

0287  On this day in history death of st. Sebastian  

0820  Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on this day in history.  

0842  On this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  

0882  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on January - 20.  

1156  On this day in history death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

1191  On this day in history death of frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)  

1479  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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