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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Friday, 27 May 2016

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

1813  On January - 20 c M Wieland, writer, dies at 79  

1819  Carlos IV, King of Spain (1788-1808), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1820  Anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women on January - 20.  

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 January - 20.  

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 this day in history.  

1840  On this day in history dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica  

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

1841  On January - 20 china cedes Hong Kong to British  

1843  On January - 20 pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)  

1844  On January - 20 johan Peter Selmer, composer  

1847  On this day in history 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 January - 20.  

1855  Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer on January - 20.  

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

1859  B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on January - 20.  

1860  On January - 20 dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes  

1862  On this day in history felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

1865  Friedrich A H von Waldeck, brother of queen Emma/last ruler of Waldeck on January - 20.  

1866  Prim's Insurrection in Spain ends on January - 20.  

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

1868  Florida constitutional convention meets in Tallahassee on this day in history.  

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

1869  Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before Congress on January - 20.  

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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  On January - 20 birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

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

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 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  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on January - 20.  

0287  On this day in history death of st. Sebastian  

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

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  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  On January - 20 john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81  

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