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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Monday, 25 May 2015

1809  Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (La Paloma) on January - 20.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

1831  On this day in history pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa)  

1837  On this day in history john Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84  

1838  On January - 20 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  Dutch King Willem II crowned on January - 20.  

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

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

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  On January - 20 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 January - 20.  

1850  On January - 20 investigator, 1st ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England  

1855  On January - 20 amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

1857  Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

1859  On January - 20 b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

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

1862  On January - 20 felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

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 January - 20 richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  

1868  On January - 20 florida constitutional convention meets in Tallahassee  

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  "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 January - 20.  

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  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

1554  On this day in history birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on this day in history.  

1622  On January - 20 birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  

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

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on January - 20.  

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

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on January - 20.  

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.