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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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

1812  On this day in history ralph Pomeroy Buckland, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892  

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  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 this day in history.  

1837  John Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1838  Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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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 January - 20.  

1840  On this day in history dutch King Willem II crowned  

1840  On this day in history 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 this day in history china cedes Hong Kong to British  

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

1844  Johan Peter Selmer, composer on January - 20.  

1847  W R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank) on January - 20.  

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 this day in history.  

1855  On January - 20 amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

1857  On January - 20 edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

1859  On this day in history b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

1860  On this day in history dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes  

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

1865  On January - 20 friedrich A H von Waldeck, brother of queen Emma/last ruler of Waldeck  

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

1866  On January - 20 richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  

1868  On this day in history florida constitutional convention meets in Tallahassee  

1869  Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes first woman to testify before Congress on this day in history.  

1869  On this day in history elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before Congress  

1870  On January - 20 "City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard  

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  Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244) was born on this day in history.  

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on this day in history.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

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

1191  On this day in history death of frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)  

1479  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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