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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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1809  On January - 20 sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (La Paloma)  

1812  Ralph Pomeroy Buckland, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892 on January - 20.  

1813  On January - 20 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  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 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  On this day in history john Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84  

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 January - 20.  

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

1840  Dutch King Willem II crowned on this day in history.  

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

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

1844  On this day in history johan Peter Selmer, composer  

1847  On January - 20 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 this day in history.  

1857  On this day in history edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

1859  B v Arnim, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1860  Dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes on January - 20.  

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

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

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

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

1869  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1292  On January - 20 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  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on January - 20.  

1554  On January - 20 birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on this day in history.  

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  On January - 20 fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on January - 20.  

0820  On this day in history 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  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on January - 20.  

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.  

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.