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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Saturday, 01 August 2015

1809  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history michal Bogdanowicz, composer, dies at 50  

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

1837  John Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84 on January - 20.  

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

1840  On January - 20 dutch King Willem II crowned  

1840  On January - 20 dumont D'Urville discovers AdĂ©lie Land, Antarctica  

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

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

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

1844  Johan Peter Selmer, composer on January - 20.  

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

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

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

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

1860  Dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes on January - 20.  

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 this day in history.  

1866  On January - 20 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 January - 20.  

1869  Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before Congress on this day in history.  

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 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 January - 20.  

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

1435  On January - 20 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 January - 20.  

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 January - 20.  

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

0820  On January - 20 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  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on January - 20.  

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  

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