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Historical Events For January - 20

Thursday, 19 January 2017

1809  On this day in history sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (La Paloma)  Click To Search About This In Google

1812  Ralph Pomeroy Buckland, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1813  Jacon Gartner Lauman, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1813  On January - 20 c M Wieland, writer, dies at 79  Click To Search About This In Google

1819  Carlos IV, King of Spain (1788-1808), dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1820  Anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1830  Michal Bogdanowicz, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1831  On this day in history pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa)  Click To Search About This In Google

1837  On this day in history john Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84  Click To Search About This In Google

1838  On January - 20 pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64  Click To Search About This In Google

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1839  On January - 20 in the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats a Peruvian and Bolivian alliance.  Click To Search About This In Google

1840  On January - 20 dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica  Click To Search About This In Google

1840  On January - 20 dutch King Willem II crowned  Click To Search About This In Google

1840  Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1841  On January - 20 hong Kong is ceded to Great Britain. (The island returned to Chinese control in 1997.)  Click To Search About This In Google

1841  China cedes Hong Kong to British on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1843  On this day in history pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)  Click To Search About This In Google

1844  On January - 20 johan Peter Selmer, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1847  On January - 20 w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  Click To Search About This In Google

1850  Investigator, first ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1850  Investigator, 1st ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1855  On this day in history amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1857  Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1859  B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1860  On this day in history dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes  Click To Search About This In Google

1862  On this day in history felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  Click To Search About This In Google

1865  On January - 20 friedrich A H von Waldeck, brother of queen Emma/last ruler of Waldeck  Click To Search About This In Google

1866  On January - 20 prim's Insurrection in Spain ends  Click To Search About This In Google

1866  On this day in history richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  Click To Search About This In Google

1868  On this day in history florida constitutional convention meets in Tallahassee  Click To Search About This In Google

1869  On this day in history elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes first woman to testify before Congress  Click To Search About This In Google

1869  Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before Congress on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1870  "City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1870  Hiram R Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1292  On January - 20 birth of elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330)  Click To Search About This In Google

1358  Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1435  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  Click To Search About This In Google

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1622  Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns was born on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1654  On January - 20 birth of michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0820  On this day in history abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

0842  Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0882  On this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1479  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

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