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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Friday, 28 November 2014

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

1812  Ralph Pomeroy Buckland, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892 on January - 20.  

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

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

1837  On January - 20 john Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84  

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 January - 20.  

1840  Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica on January - 20.  

1840  On this day in history dutch King Willem II crowned  

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

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

1841  China cedes Hong Kong to British on January - 20.  

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  Investigator, first ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England on this day in history.  

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

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

1857  Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 on January - 20.  

1859  B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history friedrich A H von Waldeck, brother of queen Emma/last ruler of Waldeck  

1866  Prim's Insurrection in Spain ends on this day in history.  

1866  On January - 20 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 January - 20.  

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

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

1870  On this day in history hiram R Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  On January - 20 birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

1292  On January - 20 birth of elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330)  

1358  Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382) was born on this day in history.  

1435  On January - 20 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  On January - 20 birth of michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet  

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  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 January - 20.  

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

1156  On January - 20 death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

1191  On January - 20 death of frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)  

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