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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

1809  Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (La Paloma) on this day in history.  

1812  On this day in history ralph Pomeroy Buckland, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892  

1813  Jacon Gartner Lauman, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history c M Wieland, writer, dies at 79  

1819  Carlos IV, King of Spain (1788-1808), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

1830  Michal Bogdanowicz, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1831  On this day in history pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa)  

1837  John Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1838  On this day in history pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64  

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

1840  On this day in history dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica  

1840  On this day in history dutch King Willem II crowned  

1840  On this day in history dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica  

1841  Hong Kong is ceded to Great Britain. (The island returned to Chinese control in 1997.) on this day in history.  

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

1843  Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London) on this day in history.  

1844  On this day in history johan Peter Selmer, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1855  On this day in history amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

1857  Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

1860  Dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes on this day in history.  

1862  Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines on this day in history.  

1865  Friedrich A H von Waldeck, brother of queen Emma/last ruler of Waldeck on this day in history.  

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

1866  On this day in history richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  

1868  Florida constitutional convention meets in Tallahassee on this day in history.  

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

1869  On this day in history elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before Congress  

1870  On this day in history "City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard  

1870  Hiram R Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis on this day in history.  

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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  Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382) was born on this day in history.  

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

1554  On this day in history birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

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

1622  Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns was born on this day in history.  

1654  On this day in history birth of michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet  

Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on this day in history.  

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

0842  Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on this day in history.  

0882  On this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.  

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on this day in history.  

1479  On this day in history john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81