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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Saturday, 01 November 2014

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

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

1813  On January - 20 jacon Gartner Lauman, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1867  

1813  On January - 20 c M Wieland, writer, dies at 79  

1819  Carlos IV, King of Spain (1788-1808), dies at 70 on January - 20.  

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

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

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

1837  On January - 20 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  On January - 20 in the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats a Peruvian and Bolivian alliance.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

1843  On this day in history pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)  

1844  On this day in history johan Peter Selmer, composer  

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

1850  Investigator, first ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England on this day in history.  

1850  On this day in history investigator, 1st ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England  

1855  Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer on January - 20.  

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

1859  B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on January - 20.  

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  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  On January - 20 florida constitutional convention meets in Tallahassee  

1869  On January - 20 elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes first woman to testify before Congress  

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 this day in history.  

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  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 January - 20.  

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

1586  On January - 20 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 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 this day in history.  

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  On January - 20 theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  

0882  On January - 20 louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

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

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

1479  On January - 20 john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81