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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Sunday, 01 March 2015

1809  Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (La Paloma) on this day in history.  

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 January - 20.  

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

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

1837  On January - 20 john Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84  

1838  On January - 20 pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64  

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

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

1840  On this day in history dutch King Willem II crowned  

1840  Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica on January - 20.  

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 January - 20.  

1844  On January - 20 johan Peter Selmer, composer  

1847  On January - 20 w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

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

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

1855  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

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

1866  On this day in history 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  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 January - 20.  

1870  On January - 20 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 January - 20.  

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on January - 20.  

1358  Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382) was born on this day in history.  

1435  On January - 20 birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

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

1586  On this day in history birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

1622  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

0287  On this day in history death of st. Sebastian  

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  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81