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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Thursday, 25 August 2016

1809  On this day in history sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (La Paloma)  

1812  On January - 20 ralph Pomeroy Buckland, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892  

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

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

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

1838  Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64 on January - 20.  

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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  Dutch King Willem II crowned on this day in history.  

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

1841  Hong Kong is ceded to Great Britain. (The island returned to Chinese control in 1997.) on January - 20.  

1841  On January - 20 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  On January - 20 w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

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

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

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

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

1859  B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1860  Dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes on this day in history.  

1862  Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines on January - 20.  

1865  On this day in history friedrich A H von Waldeck, brother of queen Emma/last ruler of Waldeck  

1866  On January - 20 prim's Insurrection in Spain ends  

1866  Richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg) on January - 20.  

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  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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on January - 20.  

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 this day in history.  

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

0287  On this day in history death of st. Sebastian  

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

0842  On January - 20 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 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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