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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

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 this day in history.  

1813  Jacon Gartner Lauman, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history c M Wieland, writer, dies at 79  

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

1820  On January - 20 anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women  

1830  Michal Bogdanowicz, composer, dies at 50 on January - 20.  

1831  Pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa) on January - 20.  

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.  

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1839  On January - 20 in the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats a Peruvian and Bolivian alliance.  

1840  On January - 20 dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica  

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 January - 20.  

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 this day in history.  

1850  Investigator, 1st ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England on this day in history.  

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 this day in history dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes  

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 January - 20.  

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 January - 20.  

1869  Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes first woman to testify before Congress on January - 20.  

1869  On January - 20 elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before Congress  

1870  On this day in history "City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard  

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 January - 20.  

1292  On this day in history 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  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on January - 20.  

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

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

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  

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Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  On January - 20 fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

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  On this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

1156  On this day in history death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

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

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

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