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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Saturday, 30 April 2016

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

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

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

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

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  On January - 20 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  Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London) on this day in history.  

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

1847  On January - 20 w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

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

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

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

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

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

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 January - 20.  

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

1870  On January - 20 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  Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244) was born on January - 20.  

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on this day in history.  

1358  On this day in history 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  On January - 20 birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

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  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on January - 20.  

Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  On this day in history fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

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

0820  Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on January - 20.  

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

0882  On this day in history 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  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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