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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Sunday, 07 February 2016

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

1830  Michal Bogdanowicz, composer, dies at 50 on January - 20.  

1831  On January - 20 pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa)  

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 January - 20.  

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

1840  On this day in history 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  On this day in history hong Kong is ceded to Great Britain. (The island returned to Chinese control in 1997.)  

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

1850  Investigator, first ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England on January - 20.  

1850  Investigator, 1st ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England on January - 20.  

1855  Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer on this day in history.  

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 January - 20 dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes  

1862  Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines on January - 20.  

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

1866  Prim's Insurrection in Spain ends on this day in history.  

1866  On this day in history richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  

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  Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before Congress on this day in history.  

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 January - 20.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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 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 January - 20.  

0842  On this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  

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

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  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on January - 20.  

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