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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Saturday, 29 August 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  On this day in history jacon Gartner Lauman, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1867  

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

1819  On January - 20 carlos IV, King of Spain (1788-1808), dies at 70  

1820  On January - 20 anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women  

1830  Michal Bogdanowicz, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1831  Pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa) on this day in history.  

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.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1841  On January - 20 china cedes Hong Kong to British  

1843  On this day in history pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)  

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

1847  W R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank) on this day in history.  

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  Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

1868  Florida constitutional convention meets in Tallahassee on January - 20.  

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  On January - 20 hiram R Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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 January - 20.  

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on January - 20.  

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

1586  On January - 20 birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

1622  Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns was born on January - 20.  

1654  On January - 20 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  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  Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on this day in history.  

0882  On this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

1156  On January - 20 death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

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 January - 20.  

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