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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Sunday, 03 May 2015

1809  On January - 20 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 January - 20.  

1813  On this day in history c M Wieland, writer, dies at 79  

1819  On this day in history carlos IV, King of Spain (1788-1808), dies at 70  

1820  On this day in history anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women  

1830  On January - 20 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 this day in history.  

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

1839  In the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats a Peruvian and Bolivian alliance on this day in history.  

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

1840  On January - 20 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  China cedes Hong Kong to British on January - 20.  

1843  Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London) on January - 20.  

1844  Johan Peter Selmer, composer on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history investigator, 1st ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England  

1855  On January - 20 amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer  

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

1859  On January - 20 b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

1860  On January - 20 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 January - 20.  

1866  On this day in history prim's Insurrection in Spain ends  

1866  Richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg) on this day in history.  

1868  On January - 20 florida constitutional convention meets in Tallahassee  

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

1869  On January - 20 elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before Congress  

1870  "City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on January - 20.  

1622  On January - 20 birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of St. Sebastian on January - 20.  

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  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on January - 20.  

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