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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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

1812  Ralph Pomeroy Buckland, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892 on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history jacon Gartner Lauman, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1867  

1813  C M Wieland, writer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

1820  Anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women on January - 20.  

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

1831  On January - 20 pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa)  

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 this day in history.  

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  Dutch King Willem II crowned on January - 20.  

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 January - 20.  

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

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

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

1847  W R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank) on January - 20.  

1850  On January - 20 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  Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer on this day in history.  

1857  On January - 20 edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

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

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

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

1865  On January - 20 friedrich A H von Waldeck, brother of queen Emma/last ruler of Waldeck  

1866  On January - 20 prim's Insurrection in Spain ends  

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

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  On this day in history birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

1292  On this day in history birth of elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330)  

1358  On January - 20 birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on this day in history.  

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on January - 20.  

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on January - 20.  

1622  Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns was born on January - 20.  

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  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on January - 20.  

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on January - 20.  

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

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

0882  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on this day in history.  

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 January - 20.  

1479  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on January - 20.